State Rep. Karla Rose Hanson, a Democrat who represents a Fargo district in the North Dakota House, said school shootings are getting a lot of attention at the moment. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, have called on politicians to support stricter state and national USA gun laws. "I worked with kids for 30-plus years".
"The Stoneman Douglas students have really got me revved up", said Tracy Haughton of Mill Valley. She said arming teachers with firearms is not the answer. "So even if we're just saying it, at least we're saying it". "We thought that should be encouraged". "Our main message is we are not going to be quiet, we will keep fighting", she said. "It's so repetitive, and it's so tiring to mourn and feel fear". This cohort which is committed to reducing gun violence is the ascendant voting constituency. "I want to see safer schools. We want change", she said, encouraging the vast crowd to join her in song.
The students are clear, the problem is the NRA and the politicians who refuse to pass common-sense gun laws with which almost 90 percent of Americans agree.
Demonstrators in the South Bay carried signs and chanted along the Strand from the Manhattan Beach pier to the Hermosa Beach pier, where they held a rally. "And that's wonderful", he said.
Jamesville -Dewitt High School teacher Donna Oppedisano reminded the crowd that despite the focus on the school shooting at Majorie Stoneman Douglas school and the 17 students lost there, many other young people are dying in schools and in our community. "I know that there is no way to stop them", Brazfield said. But teachers said the conversation needs to go beyond mass shootings and include the violence that the nation's most vulnerable children face daily in their communities.
"It shouldn't have to be practiced", Zoe said.
"The march is going to be an exciting and powerful event but that's only one piece of it", he said. We shouldn't have shootings every couple months in every year.
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Back in October, near the start of the school year and fresh on the heels of the shooting in Las Vegas, I wrote in this space about why I felt my school district - and all school districts - should start implementing active-shooter drills.
Jessica Roberts, a student at Rainey-McCullers School of the Arts in Columbus, took a few minutes to read, out loud, the names of each of the 17 victims shot and killed in Parkland, FL on Valentine's Day.
Carrying signs with slogans such as "If they choose guns over our kids, vote them out", protesters in Washington jammed Pennsylvania Avenue.
It's a sentiment expressed by the 50 or so people who gathered there Saturday to call for an end to gun violence, to advocate for stricter gun control laws, and to stand in solidarity with the massive March for Our Lives taking place in Washington, D.C. She said she was moved by speeches from shooting survivors like Emma Gonzalez. "We can make a change and we can make noise". "That is the goal", she said.
I was hopeful that Parkland would spark people to take action, but I also knew the road ahead would be hard. "No more", Healy added.
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For Eileen Knowles, 83, who has been calling for stronger gun laws since her children were babies, this student-led movement brings new hope.