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Parks and Recreation team tells NRA to 'f--- off' after using Leslie Knope GIF

The NRA tried to use Leslie Knope in a message of support to its spokesperson after a challenging CNN town hall meeting on Wednesday, and, well, …

Comedy

Boy's Response to School's Active Shooter Drill Is Precisely Why We Need to Do Something About Gun Violence

In the wake of the Parkland, FL, shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that resulted in the deaths of 17 people, schools are repracticing active shooter drills, and more and more parents are addressing this heavy topic with their children. Tanai Benard, a mom and educator, had such a …

Self Defense

'I'm pissed': Dad whose daughter was shot 9 times at Florida high school lays into the messed-up state of America at Trump listening session

A man whose daughter died in last week's mass shooting at a Florida high school gave an enraged speech during a listening session at the White House on Wednesday, telling President Donald Trump that "we as a country failed our children."<p>Andrew Pollack, whose 18-year-old daughter Meadow Pollack was …

Guns

Texas school district threatens to suspend students who take part in gun control walkouts

Students across the country are joining the survivors of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in demanding that lawmakers take action to prevent mass shootings, but one Texas school district is warning students that participating in protests will result in suspension.<p>Curtis Rhodes, …

Education

Right-Wing Talking Heads Are Smearing the Parkland Survivors

Some are claiming the kids are leftist pawns or even "crisis actors" who faked the whole thing.<p>On Valentine's Day, a gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, killing 17 of his former classmates and teachers. In the week following the shooting, Parkland …

Ted Nugent

I Bought A Military Rifle When I Was Nine. There Were No Mass Shootings

In 1953, when I was a nine-year-old growing up in Georgia, I saw an ad in the back of a magazine by Golden State Arms, a mail-order firearms dealer …

Guns

Steve Kerr on Student Protests After Parkland Shooting: 'It's Phenomenal'

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr praised Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students on Thursday for their protesting the United States' gun control laws.<p>According to Mark Medina of the <i>Mercury News</i>, Kerr said, "I think it's phenomenal. What those kids are doing. It's heroic. It's …

Basketball

NRA head breaks silence to attack gun control advocates: 'They hate individual freedom'

Wayne LaPierre spoke at CPAC in the wake of the Florida school shooting, mounting an unrepentant defense of gun rights<p>How will gun control be discussed at a conference of conservatives this week? Follow developments in an experimental format for mobile<p>The head of the powerful National Rifle …

Guns

What Clarence Thomas Gets Wrong About the Second Amendment

The justice’s consistent pro-gun arguments fail to reconcile rights with their lived consequences.<p>Never let it be said that Justice Clarence Thomas is overly concerned with appearances. Witness his release of a passionately pro-gun opinion, less than a week after a school shooting took 17 lives at …

Guns

Marco Rubio's Warning Against Full Assault Weapon Ban Backfires When Crowd Loves the Idea (Video)

Rubio appeared with fellow senator Bill Nelson at a CNN Townhall with friends and parents of Parkland, Florida shooting victims<p>Marco Rubio’s attempt …

Guns

Here’s a Timeline of the Major Gun Control Laws in America

Through their grief, the students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have become a political force. One week after 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz …

Guns

Watch a History Teacher Educate the NRA About the Second Amendment

The Second Amendment isn't very long, but some of it's most fervent proponents seem unable to remember all of it.<p>Diane Wolk Rogers, a Florida history …

Guns

'I'm pissed!': Angry Parkland father gives emotional speech to President Trump about murdered daughter

Andrew Pollack gave an emotional speech in front of President Trump at the White House during a meeting with parents and students affected by the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, as well as other tragedies. He spoke about his 17-year-old daughter, Meadow, who was killed during the …

Donald Trump

Florida Sheriff Rebukes NRA Spokeswoman Who Claims She's 'Fighting' For Shooting Survivors

During a heated CNN-hosted town hall event on Wednesday night, National Rifle Association spokeswoman Dana Loesch told survivors of the Parkland, Florida school shooting that she was “fighting” for them. But Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel was quick to shut her down.<p>Interrupting Loesch’s …

Guns

NRA President Wayne LaPierre addresses conservative conference in wake of Parkland shooting

National Rifle Association president Wayne LaPierre took the stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday roughly a week after a …

Guns

‘There’s No Words To Describe The Feeling Never Seeing Your Friends Again,’ Says Survivor Of Florida High School Mass Shooting

Alexandra, a 17-year-old from Parkland, Florida, survived the mass shooting that occurred on Valentine’s Day at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. …

Nikolas Cruz

Father of Parkland victim: My house is forever changed

Morning Joe<p>Father of Parkland victim: My house is forever changed<p>20:47<p>Shooting survivors seek solutions out of sorrow<p>13:45<p>Joe: Yesterday, the WH got …

Donald Trump

Rubio stands by accepting NRA contributions: 'People buy into my agenda'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Sen. Marco Rubio defended accepting contributions from the National Rifle Association, telling a Parkland school shooting survivor that the NRA's influence comes from the membership it represents.<p>"The influence of these groups comes not from money," the Florida Republican said at …

Guns

Trump Tells Shooting Survivors: Solution to ‘Your Problem’ Is More Guns in School

During a listening session Wednesday with student survivors and their families, the president proposed arming teachers and making it easier to …

Guns

Beyond the emotion on gun violence

<b>The TAKE with Rick Klein</b><p>“We’re going to get it done,” President Donald Trump declared, in kicking off an extraordinary listening session on guns and …

Donald Trump

Florida shooting survivor: CNN gave me 'scripted question' for town hall, quashed question on armed guards

A survivor from the Florida high school massacre said in an interview that CNN rejected his proposal to discuss armed guards in schools and instead handed him a "scripted" question to ask during Wednesday night's town hall on gun rights.<p>Colton Haab, 17, a Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School junior …

Florida School Shooting

What I Saw Treating the Victims From Parkland Should Change the Debate on Guns

They weren’t the first victims of a mass shooting the Florida radiologist had seen—but their wounds were radically different.<p>As I opened the CT scan last week to read the next case, I was baffled. The history simply read “gunshot wound.” I have been a radiologist in one of the busiest trauma …

Guns

The latest on the Parkland school shooting

Students from the Parkland, Florida, high school where 17 people were killed and 16 were wounded in a shooting rampage got little sleep as they …

Rainfall

'We are stricken with grief that is simply unbearable,' School Board member says

Broward County School Board members swapped their business attire for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High T-shirts Wednesday, holding a short and somber …

Robert Runcie

Stoneman Douglas parents and survivors tell wrenching stories to President Trump

Spilling out wrenching tales of lost lives and stolen security, students with quavering voices and parents shaking with anger appealed to President …

Donald Trump

Heat to wear 'MSD' uniform patches in memory of Douglas victims; Wade speaks out for change

The Miami Heat are the latest South Florida professional sports team to wear a uniform element in memory of those slain in last week's shooting at …

Dwyane Wade

Hundreds mourn Marjory Stoneman Douglas athletic director Chris Hixon, hailed a hero after Parkland shooting

Chris Hixon was remembered as a loving father and husband, a veteran who was twice deployed to the Persian Gulf, an athletic director and wrestling …

United States

'Enough is enough,' students chant as thousands stage walkouts across South Florida

Thousands of students from about 40 schools across South Florida mounted demonstrations and protests Wednesday — one week after the Parkland school …

United States

Nicholas Dworet honored at funeral week after Stoneman Douglas shooting

Family and friends gathered Wednesday to honor Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior Nicholas Dworet a week after he was killed by a gunman at …

United States

I interned for Marco Rubio. Now I’m begging him to act on guns. | Opinion

I wrote this letter to have my voice heard by Senator Marco Rubio, my elected official. I encourage anyone reading this to write a letter to your …

Guns