18.02.15 Reaction to Shooting

February 15, 2018
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Top Lawmakers React To Florida Shooting

Gun Law Debate Reemerges

Simply put the debate focuses on “Quality vs Quantity.”

Does America not have enough gun laws? Or is this a quality issue – existing laws are flawed or are not properly enforced?

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Top House Republican

“From early reporting, we understand there may be some mental issues with this shooting. So, the question is, “Are those laws where they need to be?”

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), Feb 15, 2018

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Top House Democrat

“.@SpeakerRyan, there are any number of ways we could anticipate & prevent gun violence. There is no doubt in my mind that if legislation to expand background checks came to a vote, it would pass with bipartisan support. #EnoughIsEnough”

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) Twitter Feb 15, 2018

Top Senate Republican

“I’m deeply saddened by the horrific violence in Florida. Praying for the victims, their families, and the Parkland community. Always grateful for first responders who charge into harm’s way.”

Senator Mitch McConnell, Twitter, Feb 14, 2018

Top Senate Democrat

“Another shooting in our schools, today at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Yes, our children are resilient, but this is not a burden they should ever have to bear. My heart aches for these children & their families. #StopGunViolence”

Senator Chuck Schumer, (D-NY) Twitter, Feb 14, 2018

Speaker Paul Ryan Weekly Address:A https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4loUy2nVZyI&feature=youtu.be

Nancy Pelosi Twitter:A https://twitter.com/NancyPelosi/status/964173042195804162

Pelosi Commentary:A https://twitter.com/NancyPelosi/status/964164407176527872

Senator McConnell: https://twitter.com/SenateMajLdr/status/963941358452002818

Senator Schumer:A https://twitter.com/SenSchumer/status/963909919866015745

by Jenna Lee,