In Broward County, a sixth-grader who threatened to kill students at a Lauderdale Lakes school this week was arrested and faces a felony charge of intimidation.
"There are questions like, what do I do, do I have to wait for you, and you're like, no you run, you save yourself", said Cohen. Nevertheless, when 16-year-old student Alondra Gittelson asked, "I just want to know why such a destructive gun is accessible to the public-why that gun, the AR-15, that did so much damage, how is an individual in society able to acquire such a gun", Corcoran responded that he was against banning the military assault-type weapon used in the attack that killed 17 of their classmates and teachers.
So they took the metro to Capitol Hill and marched to the White House, chanting, "We have a voice". This is more than just us. "Hey, hey. Ho, ho. the NRA (National Rifle Association) has got to go". "My family is", he said. "It's unbelievable to me that these people are even saying this", he said. In a bombing, we blame the bomber.
But Joell Finney, a retired teacher, saw a flier for the raffle and thinks it's in poor taste - not just because of the Florida shooting but because it involves kids. Young people often have a greater sense of the possibilities for change than their elders do and less concern about the short-term consequences of seeking long-term reforms. Why do we blame an object?...
In the wake of the horrific mass shooting on October 1 at an outdoor concert in Las Vegas - in which 59 people were killed by gunfire and 422 more were wounded - we called for a ban on bump stocks, devices which can convert a semiautomatic weapon into, essentially, a fully automatic weapon. He says he's exploring strengthening background checks and raising the minimum age for purchasing rifles.
As It Happens spoke to Stewart about the student-led effort to ban the AR-15 and other weapons like it. Few have any illusions their country is on the cusp of a broader gun ban.
Another student, Ryan Deitsch, said that, "I've been walking into office after office after office and I've only spoken to three representatives, and two already agree with me".
Limited reforms have near-unanimous support. He vowed to take steps to improve background checks for gun buyers.
So why the failure to get anything done?
"For the first time in a long time, I'm hopeful that things can change", she said.
Conspiracy-theory peddlers smeared the student protesters as actors, or political plants and their videos skyrocketed to popularity on social media.
The administration will continue to focus on the theme on Thursday, as Trump hosts state and local officials at the White House for a discussion of school safety. A group of gun control advocates and Pennsylvania Democratic Party activists plan to protest outside the hotel where the dinner will be held.
The legislation will include substantial increases in money spent on mental health programs and school resource officers.
"We are looking at it", Corcoran said, echoing Scott's description that "everything is on the table". They shouldn't be. Students have always been at the forefront of social movements, risking punishment both inside and outside schools for their activism.
The spontaneous protest reportedly started between morning periods at West Boca High School, but it grew until at least 1,000 disregarded their principal and teachers by marching out of the building and through the streets.
Today (Feb. 20), the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ) announced a new outbreak of Salmonella tied to kratom . Some consumers have hailed the drug as a "natural" pain remedy, but some medical experts say it can be unsafe , even deadly.
The first three AT&T mobile 5G markets will be parts of Atlanta , Dallas and Waco in 2018, the company said today. Though mmWave spectrum will be used initially, other additional spectrum bands will be followed later.
The violence ramped up over the weekend after four soldiers were injured by an explosive device attached to a flag on the border. Israeli air forces conducted airstrikes on agricultural lands east of Rafah City in the southern Gaza Strip on Monday at dawn .
Bethesda has also added in Multiplayer Parties to make it easier for players to team up with their friends in multiplayer. The developers even made changes to the icon so that it's now much closer to what's seen on the box art for the Switch.
At the end of the year, they found both groups each lost about the same amount of weight, between 11 and 13 pounds approximately. Both groups were instructed to eat lots of vegetables and very few foods with added sugars, trans fats, or refined flour.
Vonn was shut out in the women's Super-G, however, as Ester Ledecka pulled off the stunner to steal away gold from the field . She said she isn't letting nasty comments prevent her from enjoying what she has said will be her final Olympics .
Black Panther has been dominating at theatres as well: over the course of the four-day weekend, the film amassed $235m in sales. And Lupita Nyong'o continued to add fuel to the fire as she commanded her Black Panther co-star Michael B.
The delegation said on Tuesday that the result is regrettable, but it could not explain how the substance ended up in his body. The OAR announced the investigation after failing to find evidence of the use of the drug, which was banned in 2016.
Delhi CS Assault: IPS, IRS Officers Too Demand Action
She also said that the association will meet Home Minister Rajnath Singh and President Ram Nath Kovind to highlight the issue. The confrontation between the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government and the bureaucracy in Delhi could not have got uglier.
Mobile, Ala., police officer killed in line of duty
In July 2017, Billa was interviewed by WALA-TV for a segment on the police force's relationship with community members. The victim of the case, Fonda Poellnitz, was found dead in the middle of the West Ridge Road in Mobile.
Jennifer Lawrence is not taking a year off from acting
I'm eating.' Everybody was like, 'She needs to cover up". "I mean I'm always rude", she teased sarcastically. No pressure, J-Law! "So that became a reality, but it actually wasn't that bad", Jennifer recalled (via ET).