Category Archives: General News

04 May
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For parents of gun violence victims, protesting NRA in Dallas is personal

Manuel Oliver and Diana Earl both belong to a club that becomes less exclusive every day: survivors of gun violence victims. “Once you’re in this club, you cannot get out of it,” said Earl, whose son, Dedrick, was shot and ...

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13 Apr
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Parkland Students Are Asking Advertising’s Brightest Minds to Help Grow the Gun Control Movement

The students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School know the news cycle is fast and furious. Momentous stories that once would have dominated the news for weeks now only hold the nation’s attention for days or even hours. Survivors of ...

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28 Mar
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PHOTOS: Everytown x The Standard, High Line’s Powerful Parkland 17 Installation

On the heels of the student-led March For Our Lives demonstrations across the country, The Standard, High Line, in partnership with Everytown, presented Parkland 17—a commemorative exhibition in memory of the 17 victims who were murdered at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High ...

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28 Mar
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Parkland Survivors on the Importance of March for Our Lives

On the eve of March for Our Lives, Sam Zeif, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, and Manuel Oliver, the father of Sam’s close friend Joaquin who was lost in the shooting, discussed the march.

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27 Mar
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We Parkland students made history. And we’re not going anywhere

We have been working relentlessly to make sure our voices get heard for the benefit of the men, women and children that we hope to save when our hard work comes to fruition in the halls of Congress. Iwoke up ...

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27 Mar
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“I might cry a little”: MSD students bring raw emotion to March for Our Lives

WASHINGTON — On Valentine’s Day, Tori Gonzalez was photographed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School grinning, wearing a red sweater and holding a little pink bag with a candy rose in it, a present from her boyfriend Joaquin Oliver. By ...

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27 Mar
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March for Our Lives could be the biggest single-day protest in D.C.’s history

Here’s a look at how the March for Our Lives protest stacks up against other huge events at the national mall in Washington, D.C. USA TODAY March for Our Lives organizers estimate 800,000 protesters attended the gun-control demonstration in Washington, D.C., on ...

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27 Mar
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George Clooney tells Parkland students: ‘You make me proud of my country again’

George Clooney wrote a heartfelt letter to students of the Parkland, Florida, high school where a gunman killed 17 people last month, expressing pride at their activism and support for their work to promote gun control and school safety. Clooney was asked ...

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27 Mar
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Photos From the ‘March for Our Lives’ Protests Around the World

Crowds gathered Saturday in cities across the United States and around the world to join student activists in “March for Our Lives” protests against gun violence. Washington Erin Schaff for The New York Times Los Angeles Kayla Reefer for The ...

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27 Mar
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Ex-Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens: Repeal the Second Amendment

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens said in an op-ed Tuesday that the Second Amendment should be repealed, citing the protests in response to the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, as an impetus for the change. Stevens, who ...

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