President Trump to meet with Florida high school students
Feb 19, 2018, 08:11
Days after the killings, a somber series of vigils and funerals were being held in and around Parkland, a Fort Lauderdale suburb of about 32,000 people.
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The students have vowed to become the face of a movement for tighter firearm regulations and plan to visit the state capitol in Tallahassee this week to demand immediate action. The agency concluded Cruz had not been mistreated by his mother, was receiving adequate care from a mental health counselor and was attending school.
The Department of Children and Families (DCF) has asked a court to release the records for transparency, adding it has reviewed the circumstances surrounding the 2016 case.
According to the paper, DCF's investigation was completed that November 12.
The long-simmering USA debate about gun rights played out on Saturday at events in the area.
As with previous mass shootings, the focus of gun control advocates was the easy availability of the AR-15, a civilian version of the United States military's M16.
"It's scary to think that these are the people who are making our laws when our community just took 17 bullets to the heart, and it just seems like the only people who don't care are the people making the laws", Cameron Kasky, a 17-year-old junior, said on Friday. Since the time of the founding fathers and since they added the Second Amendment to the Constitution, our guns have developed at a rate that leaves me dizzy.
On Friday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation admitted it had received a warning last month that the 19-year-old gunman, Nikolas Cruz, could be planning a mass shooting, but that agents failed to follow it up.
In a statement, the intelligence agency said the information should have been assessed as a threat to life and passed on to its Miami Field Office.
The Network for Public Education, an advocacy organisation for public schools, announced a day of walkouts, sit-ins and other events on school campuses on April 20, the anniversary of the 1999 shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado that left 12 students and one teacher dead.
Cameron Kasky Jr. (C), a student who was at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during a mass shooting, embraces the police officer Brad Griesinger in front of the school, after the police security perimeter was removed, in Parkland, Florida, U.S., February 18, 2018.
He and some other Republican political leaders have said mental illness prompted the massacre.
Investigators described him as a troubled teenager who posted disturbing material on social media and had been expelled from the high school for "disciplinary reasons", Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said.
The rallies came as new details emerged about the suspect, Nikolas Cruz.
Emma's passionate speech also took aim at arguments against tightening gun laws. "That's going to be Marjory Stoneman Douglas in that textbook, and it's all going to be due to the tireless efforts of the school board, the faculty members, the family members and most importantly the students".
The Palm Beach Post reports Rocxanne Deschamps said, "He bought a gun and wanted to bring it into my house" in public comments that have since been removed from her Facebook page.
President Trump met Friday with some of the victims shot in a rifle assault at a Parkland, Fla., high school, vowing to confront school safety problems and "the hard issue of mental health". "And then we can get back to our normal everyday lives, you know".
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But here's what I like most about going with her: our little tailgate party beforehand complete with bloody marys and a fun lunch. The aromas of all the grilled and fried and fun cheesy foods assault me as I walk down the aisles of the parking lot.
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