That failure was compounded by confusion about what was being shown to police on school security cameras the day of the shooting and the lack of meaningful response to reports to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and local police that 19-year-old suspect Nikolas Cruz might become violent, had guns and possibly would attack a school.
President Trump said Friday the Florida sheriff's deputy who failed to stop last week's mass shooting at a high school was a either a "coward" or froze under extreme pressure. Moderate Florida GOP Rep. Carlos Curbelo, who is in one of the most competitive House districts, has pressed for a floor vote on his bipartisan bill to ban bump stocks, the tool that can be used to make a semi-automatic gun perform like an automatic weapon, and supports a bill to allow federal research on gun violence. They define a mass shooting as four or more people shot by one gunman. Officers said the confusion did not put anyone in danger. The Republican said the commission, likely led by a parent of one of the slain children, would have subpoena power. "And we're using our voice in any way we can to really take action on these things", said Sophia Mathews, a senior at Bellingham High, who dismissed the claims that teens don't know what they're talking about. "We view these moments as learning opportunities while providing structure and protecting the instructional focus of our schools".
In Florida, Republican Sen. Greg Steube has proposed allowing specially trained educators with military or law enforcement backgrounds to be armed.
"There is nothing more important than the safety of our children". It also requires mandatory active shooter training at all schools.
"Aggression is the most common predictor of these shootings - aggressive intent and access to weapons", Kessel said.
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The president's speech at CPAC speech followed an address by National Rifle Association vice president Wayne LaPierre on Thursday in which he accused gun control advocates of exploiting the school shooting for political gain.
"I submit to the School Board members that despite Chief Williams failure to supervise the ROCS program, we still everyday protect our kids and school campuses", he said in the email.
Up until now, he said, nothing has quite fazed them. It's been many, many years, and there have been no solutions. The teacher was injured when the bullet struck a toilet and caused it to explode. "My instincts are to be a teacher".
Students said they had a message for lawmakers regarding guns and schools.
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Paul Paradis, who owns a gun store in Colorado Springs, was enthusiastic about letting teachers carry firearms on campus. The company tweeted late Thursday: "All three of our brands have ended the discount for NRA members".
King commended the surviving students and said she plans to join and support them during the March for Our Lives in Washington next month and in other planned efforts. The small town east of Amarillo doesn't have a police department, raising concerns about the potential response time for law enforcement.
"We're not going to disclose the video at this time, and we may never disclose the video, depending on the prosecution and the criminal case".
Scott said he disagrees with the notion of arming educators, saying teachers should teach and police should police.
The students who swarmed Florida's state capitol in the wake of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High massacre want the Legislature to enact stricter limits on guns.
"I don't think I'll be going up against them". Lee Zeldin of NY, called for hearings.
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"Why am I trying to prevent someone from having a gun by giving a gun to someone else?" the mother of two asked.
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