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Angry Students Held Back Nothing During Town Hall Discussion Over Gun Control

“Will you reject NRA money?”

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They were angry and frustrated. And given the chance to face the lawmakers and others who can make their lives safer, high school students who a week ago were running from gunfire pointedly demanded change Wednesday night from Washington and the National Rifle Association.

Survivors of the massacre at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, took center stage at a town hall hosted by CNN as thousands of community members cheered on the young people thrust into the national spotlight by a massacre that killed 17 people.

Republican Senator Marco Rubio was put on the defensive Wednesday by angry students, teachers and parents who are demanding stronger gun-control measures after the shooting rampage that claimed 17 lives at a Florida high school.

Cameron Kasky, one of the students who survived the shooting at Stoneman Douglas high school, asked Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) if the senator would continue to take campaign donations from the National Rifle Association.

Jeers from the crowd overwhelmed the discussion at several moments as Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Cameron Kasky pressed Rubio not to accept donations from the pre-eminent opponent of gun control legislation.

Watch the video below to see what exactly Rubio had to say.

 

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