US students to march for greater gun control

  • US students to march for greater gun control

US students to march for greater gun control

"There is no other time!" she said.

The grief and anger of Meadow's father Andrew Pollack boiled over at her funeral as he yelled: "You killed my kid!" I keep hearing it. "I wish I could have met them through just my hard work as a journalist".

"I wasn't able to do anything about it". "I know he was 19 and an adult". "Our kids should be safe".

New details about the troubled background and gun ownership of the suspect, Nikolas Cruz, emerged as he appeared in court to face formal charges of carrying out the second-deadliest mass shooting at a public school in U.S. history. Many criticized Trump for insensitivity after he said in a weekend Twitter post that the Federal Bureau of Investigation may have been too distracted with a Russian Federation probe to follow leads that could have prevented the massacre. The caller was concerned that Cruz could attack a school.

The information should have been assessed as a "potential threat to life", but the proper protocols weren't followed and the FBI's Miami office was not notified, the agency said.

Ben Bennight, the 36-year-old YouTube video blogger from MS, noticed in September an alarming comment on a video he'd posted.

Cruz, who has had a history of mental illness, is now at the main Broward County jail facing 17 counts of premeditated murder. An FBI agent confirmed a field officer in Jackson, Mississippi, received the tip and interviewed the person who shared it.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has called for the resignation of FBI Director Christopher Wray for failing to investigate the claims.

"The FBI's failure to take action against this killer is unacceptable".

Among the student speakers were Cameron Kasky, 17, one of the students who launched "Never Again MSD", which has amassed almost 35,000 followers on Facebook in just three days, and Delaney Tarr, 17, who hid in a closet during the shooting and vowed to commit the rest of her life to reforming American gun laws.

"We need action! Action!".

"I don't want Trump to come, but we want more gun safety", said 18-year-old Kevin Trejos, a senior at the school.

After Cruz allegedly killed 17 people, details started to emerge about his dark background.

Cruz said he hated black people simply because they were black; Cruz hated Jews because he believed they wanted to destroy the world. "It was no surprise to anyone who knew him to hear that he was the shooter".

News of law enforcement's admissions enraged those in the community.

The 19-year-old shooter Niklas Cruz was expelled from the school for unspecified "disciplinary" reasons and was arrested after he shot and killed 17 people injuring 15 others at the Parkland high school on February 14. "It's going to be a mark on their name forever". I want Congress to understand he took 17 lives from me yesterday. "There are people dead because they failed in their jobs". An ongoing Washington Post analysis has found that more than 150,000 students attending at least 170 primary or secondary schools have experienced a shooting on campus since the Columbine. "It's great that they're speaking out and trying to hold the political candidates accountable". We call bs. They say guns are just tools like knives and are as risky as cars. "Don't make any more false promises, because when you do, children die", he adds.

One youngster, Emma Gonzalez, used the platform to call out President Donald Trump over the $30m his election campaign received from the National Rifle Association (NRA) in 2016.

Two days after the shooting, Trump visited Broward Health North Hospital Friday, where he saw two victims and praised the doctors and nurses for their "incredible" job.

There is no restriction in Florida law for those who have been privately hospitalized.

He ran to the third floor, where according to a timeline released by the Broward County Sheriff's Office, three minutes passed before he dropped the rifle and backpack, ran back down the stairs and quickly blended in with panicked, fleeing students.