17 June, 2016
Nikki Haley says her heart hurts at the news that at least 50 people have been killed in Florida in the worst mass shooting in American history.
The president of the Brady group, Dan Gross, said the organization is backing legislation that would prevent people on terrorist watch lists from legally obtaining firearms. Democrats on Capitol Hill also plan to make gun violence a campaign issue, casting Republicans as enemies of public safety and beholden to the National Rifle Association. Thompson speaks from painful experience: His wife Myra was one of nine people killed when a gunman opened fire during Bible study at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., last year.
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"I will never say I know what you're going through", said Mark Barden who lost his 7-year-old son in the CT school shooting. The enemy was back in action over the weekend in Orlando. He was investigated in the past for possible terrorist activity, but the Federal Bureau of Investigation came up short of any moveable action.
"She's a perfectionist, that's just the way she is", he said. "If we do not change we are about to give a legacy to our children that is powerless and divisive and that breeds hate".