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“I am here today to acknowledge and represent the African American girls whose stories don’t make the front page of every national newspaper,” Wadler said to a crowd of 800,000 protesters.
The changing climate at the state level, despite U.S. congressional paralysis on the issue, in part reflects a shift in growing public support for new gun restrictions.
Organizers of the voter registration drive hope to sign up at least 25,000 people at more than 800 marches, a potentially big boost for Democrats.
"Don't forget, these kids are going to be voting soon. This is really a wave of sea change that we are witnessing," said Mark Barden, whose son Daniel was killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
"Weeks after his brother murdered, injured and terrorized the school, he is there with no legitimate purpose," Assistant State Attorney Sarahnell Murphy said of Zachary Cruz.
Zachary Cruz, 18, told deputies he went to the campus of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to “reflect on the school shooting and soak it in.”
The video shows Broward County Deputy Sheriff Scot Peterson failing to enter Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School where he worked as an armed guard.
Roof, who also posted a racially charged message on Snapchat, was charged with simple possession of marijuana and two counts of carrying weapons on school grounds.
Noor Salman faces up to life in prison if she is convicted of aiding and abetting her husband and obstructing a federal investigation.
Students from more than 3,000 schools and groups joined the walkouts, many with the backing of their school districts, according to the event's organizers.
Morgan Roof, 18, also alarmed authorities with a racially charged Snapchat post against the nationwide school walkout, saying in part, "I hope it's a trap and y'all get shot."
"If he shoots, you need to play dead. If he shoots, play dead," an unidentified mother can be heard saying on a 911 call, which lasted more than 15 minutes.
Model students, a passionate teacher and an athletic coach who died a hero are among those who lost their lives in the tragic shooting.
"President Trump, you say what can you do? You can stop the guns from getting into these children's hands," Lori Alhadeff screamed.
Boys and Black children are most often the victims, a 13-year study found.
Black Lives Matter created an atmosphere of "non-compliance with the police," according to the former top cop.
Pro-gun, anti-LGBT officials suddenly "stand with" gay community.
Senate Republicans rejected a bill in December that could have prevented Orlando shooter from buying guns. GOP House speaker on Monday quashed any discussion.
Proceeds from the disturbing auction will “fight BLM violence against Law Enforcement officers, ensure the demise of Angela Correy's (sic) persecution career and Hillary Clinton's anti-firearm rhetoric,” the listing reads.