TEEN SURVIVORS OF THE FLORIDA MASSACRE ARE MARCHING ON WASHINGTON for gun reform. “This is about us begging for our lives”, said Cameron Kasky, a junior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. [HuffPost]
Sarcastic comment on the Florida bloodbath: The Florida school shooting proves we need to arm every child over the age of six months for their own protection. Americans’ insistence about their right to guns is tied in with their Christian belief system. As we all know, when Jesus was asked what he would do if someone slapped him on his right cheek, he responded: ‘Load my A15 semi-automatic rifle and fire at random strangers in a shopping centre in Nazareth’: here.
NRA defends grant to Parkland shooting suspect’s rifle team, lashes out at critics: here.
THE FLORIDA SHOOTING SUSPECT WAS REPORTEDLY ABLE TO BUY 10 GUNS IN THE LAST YEAR And passed a background check immediately. At the funeral of a teacher who died protecting his students, his fiancee revealed he told her what to say in case he died in a school shooting. The New York Post and Anderson Cooper both slammed Trump for golfing this weekend amid funerals for the Florida school shooting victims. And a White House official called the shooting a “reprieve” from the onslaught of bad coverage for the Trump administration. [HuffPost]
HUFFPOST OPINION: ‘I HAVE WRITTEN THE SAME STORY ON MASS SHOOTINGS A DOZEN TIMES’ “The men who commit mass-casualty atrocities are almost unfailingly abusers, empowered by easily accessible firearms that lend them the exhilarating feeling of control that they so desperately desire.” [HuffPost]
SOME CONSERVATIVES HAVE TRIED TO DISCREDIT OUTSPOKEN FLORIDA SHOOTING SURVIVORS Saying they’re being used as tools in a left-wing conspiracy or biased because they’re related to FBI agents. This aide to a Florida GOP lawmaker was fired after calling them “actors.” [HuffPost]