Pupils from several Florida high schools have taken to the streets in a show of solidarity with students from a nearby school where 17 people were gunned down in their classrooms on Valentine’s Day.
Dozens of students are travelling to Florida’s state capital to urge political leaders to act to prevent a repeat of the shooting that killed 17 students and staff at their school last week.
Some 100 students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School will travel 400 miles to Florida’s capital on Tuesday to urge politicians to act to prevent a repeat of the massacre that killed 17 students and teachers last week.
Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz has appeared in court for a procedural hearing.
US president Donald Trump has backed an effort to strengthen the federal gun background check system in the wake of last week’s deadly school shooting in Florida.
Student survivors of the deadly Florida school shooting who hope to become the face of a revived gun control movement are on a potential collision course with US president Donald Trump.
US president Donald Trump kept largely silent about the Florida school shooting victims and the escalating gun control debate, instead raging at the FBI for what he perceived to be a fixation on the Russia investigation at the cost of failing to deter the attack.
Students of a high school in Florida have announced they are arranging a march on Washington in favour of gun control.
The owner of an AR-57 semi-automatic rifle has handed in his gun to be destroyed by police in dismay at the carnage wreaked by a similar weapon at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday.
Thousands of angry students, parents and residents have demanded stricter gun control laws, as new details were revealed about the suspect accused of killing 17 people in a Florida high school.