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GOP lawmaker Lauren Boebert mocked Parkland shooting survivor, telling him to ‘give your keyboard a rest, child’

GOP Rep. Lauren Boebert has mocked a school-shooting survivor who supports gun control. Boebert, a newly elected gun-rights advocate, told David Hogg, “give your keyboard a rest, child.” Hogg had tweeted that Boebert and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene represented “threats” in Congress. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Republican […]
GOP lawmaker Lauren Boebert mocked Parkland shooting survivor, telling him to ‘give your keyboard a rest, child’
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A teenager who survived the Parkland shooting has died by suicide

Sydney Aiello, who survived last year’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, had died by suicide. The 19-year-old’s family said she struggled with survivors guilt and had been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder following the shooting. Sydney was close friends with Meadow Pollack, one of […]
A teenager who survived the Parkland shooting has died by suicide
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Nancy Pelosi slams Trump’s plan to declare a national emergency to fund the border wall, argues that he should declare one on gun violence instead

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slammed President Donald Trump’s plan to declare a national emergency to fund a border wall without congressional approval. Pelosi said Trump’s decision amounted to an “end run around Congress” and set an unwelcome precedent for lawmakers in both parties. She suggested that, on the anniversary of […]
Nancy Pelosi slams Trump’s plan to declare a national emergency to fund the border wall, argues that he should declare one on gun violence instead
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Leaving social media, cleaning beaches, and dyed hair: Parkland survivors find personal ways to honour former classmates one year after shooting

Survivors of the Parkland school shooting have spent the last year organising a national campaign against gun violence. But on the one-year anniversary of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, they are remembering their former classmates in other ways. Students are going offline, dyeing their hair, and […]
Leaving social media, cleaning beaches, and dyed hair: Parkland survivors find personal ways to honour former classmates one year after shooting
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Police release video of the suspected Parkland gunman bragging about his plans

Law-enforcement officials released video footage of the suspected Parkland gunman describing plans for the school shooting that killed 17 people and wounded 17 others. In the video, the 19-year-old suspected gunman boasted about his plan and launched into a tirade against society. The video was reportedly discovered on gunman’s mobile […]
Police release video of the suspected Parkland gunman bragging about his plans
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Dick’s Sporting Goods is destroying its unsold assault-style guns

Dick’s Sporting Goods is destroying the assault-style guns that it removed from stores in February. Dick’s announced that it would stop selling assault-style rifles and raise the minimum age requirement for purchasing a firearm in its stores to 21 following the February school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Federal guidelines for […]
Dick’s Sporting Goods is destroying its unsold assault-style guns
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Taylor Swift shared a rare political statement in support of gun control

Taylor Swift announced in an Instagram post on Friday that she had donated to the March For Our Lives campaign started by the student activists of the Parkland school shooting. Swift, who has largely abstained from sharing her political views in the past, shared in the post that she supports […]
Taylor Swift shared a rare political statement in support of gun control