Allies urge Trump to not go further on gun control measures

Rodiano Bonacci
Febbraio 25, 2018

Like other administrators, Cartwright said armed teachers are just one part of safety plans that include drilling for emergencies and shoring up buildings.

President Donald Trump says the armed officer who didn't stop the gunman who carried out last week's Florida massacre was either a "coward" or "didn't react properly under pressure".

In Florida, Republican state Sen.

The NRA, for example, is dead-set against raising the age limit. The NRA advocated for this in the wake of the 2012 mass shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, that left 20 children dead.

"When it came time to get in there and do something, he didn't have the courage or something happened, but he certainly did a poor job", President Trump said. "The whole idea from some of our opponents that armed security makes us less safe is completely ridiculous".

Wayne LaPierre, vice president and CEO of the National Rifle Association, said Thursday that reactions like Weingarten's are expected after mass shootings.

"These teachers love their students and the students love their teachers in many cases", he said.

"He didn't turn out to be too good, I'll tell you that. Crying white mothers are ratings gold". He explained that "gun-free zones" means "let's go in and let's attack because bullets aren't coming back at us" for the shooters.

She added: "I'm also thinking of young women" who may need a rifle for self-protection.

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She was recovering at a local hospital when Mr Trump called to offer his condolences.

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In Congress, a bill being drafted by Sens. "Raise age to 21 and end sale of Bump Stocks!"

Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said he was skeptical the president would follow though.

"Our students deserve it. Call, write, whatever you can to show enough is enough - we NEED stronger gun laws, we NEED funding for mental health issues, we NEED our students to LIVE so they can change the future of this country".

"Since I started this two days ago, a lot of people that were totally opposed to it are now agreeing", he said. The students and their parents appealed to him to press for stricter gun controls.

Now under federal law, anyone 18 or over can buy a gun from a private, unlicensed seller, although a handful of states have set the minimum age at 21.

"Out in the firearms community there is a great feeling of betrayal and abandonment, because of the support he was given in his campaign for president", Tony Fabian, president of the Colorado Sports Shooting Association, said Friday.

In contrast, a California law that took effect January 1 halted the ability of school districts to allow non-security employees to carry guns on campus.

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