These are the facts at this very moment: 17 people were killed by a 19-year-old in Florida, the United States has more child gun deaths than any other high-income nation in the world, and our elected officials are too busy feigning surprise whenever a tragedy like this happens — even though the National Rifle Association is lining their pockets to gridlock legislation that will reel in gun-related deaths.
Fox News’ Peter Doocy asked Marco Rubio if it was appropriate to inquire about gun control after the events that happened in Parkland, Florida, in which Nikolas Cruz, an alumnus who got expelled from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, decided to open fire on school grounds with an AR-15-style semiautomatic rifle.
With his tail between his legs, Rubio responded that it was not appropriate to discuss gun control because “people don’t know how this happened.” “[We don’t know] who this person is, what motivated them, how did they get a hold of the weapon that they used for this attack.”
Marco Rubio Received $3,303,355 From The NRA
Rubio is much too busy fellating the NRA to be more conscientious. Forget trying to draw any sort of thoughtful response, especially since the NRA is too busy making him rich.
Investigation Is Ongoing
Cruz was taken into custody off campus within an hour of his despicable act of violence. Investigators are currently combing through his social media pages to find a motive, with some investigators finding disturbing content. Federal authorities note that Cruz did not have an accomplice, and he acted on his own accord.
The harrowing experience started around 2:30 p.m, with a fire alarm going off. Earlier that day, the school underwent a typical fire drill. Several teachers sensed that it was a trap, telling students to stay in the classroom after the second fire alarm went off. For more than an hour, Cruz was loose within the building.
NBC News has kept track of shooting incidents that have occurred in our schools in 2018. As of February 5, four people have been killed, and more than 20 have been injured.
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