Parkland Students March on Florida Capitol to Demand Gun Control

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Dripping Springs ISD officials also confirmed that around noon, 150-200 students walked out of Dripping Springs High School to the school's flagpole.

"I signed a memorandum directing the Attorney General to propose regulations to ban all devices that turn legal weapons into machine guns", the president said.

Nikolas Cruz, a teenage former student at Marjory Stoneman High School, armed himself with an AR-15 rifle and shot dead 17 students and teachers. "They want to know that they're being protected". "Where a teacher would have a concealed gun on them, they would go for special training and they would be there, and you would no longer have a gun-free zone".

Students from Stoneman Douglas have a busy schedule of meetings Wednesday, including audiences with Governor Rick Scott, state attorney general Pam Bondi, and leaders of both the state House and Senate. "Our classmates are in Tallahassee and I saw a tweet where he said he was too busy to meet with them", she revealed.

This comes after the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida and hundreds of other mass school shootings across the country.

"We have students that are in behavior centers and then we try to integrate them back into their traditional schools", Runcie said.

"We're what's making the change".

High schoolers, lawmakers, and concerned citizens held a rally at the state Capitol Thursday for changes to the state's gun laws. The poignant shape, which was captured in its entirety by news helicopters, is especially powerful, considering the massacre - in which 14 students and three faculty members were gunned down - took place on Valentine's Day.

Trump said on Wednesday he would tighten background checks for gun buyers and consider lifting the age limit to buy some kinds of guns. Others want more aggressive control overall and have harangued the National Rifle Association (NRA) in working to sway politicians. She just kept saying she was scared, mommy come and get me and I- [INAUDIBLE] yeah, go ahead.

Mayor Jacob Frey marches with Minneapolis high school students.

Lakewood junior Rebecca Parth helped organize the protest, which she said grew organically overnight through social media.

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