VOANews: US Students Blame Politicians for Continued School Shootings
Students of the Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people in a mass shooting on Valentine's Day (February 14) vow they will not stay quiet in the face of continuing danger from guns. One of them, Emma Gonzalez, has become the face of a student revolt against lax U.S. gun laws after she condemned the politicians, including U.S. President Donald Trump, who have accepted campaign contributions from the National Rifle Association.VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports.
Originally published at - https://www.voanews.com/a/4260497.html
VOANews: Students Hold 'Lie-In' Protest to Urge White House Action on Guns
The White House is signaling it is open to expanded background checks on potential gun buyers. The statement comes as pressure builds for Washington to address gun violence following last week's shooting at a Florida high school, where 17 people were killed. VOA's Bill Gallo reports
Originally published at - https://www.voanews.com/a/4262002.html
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