Whilst a faculty capturing was unfolding Wednesday in Broward County, Florida, one senator went to the U.S. Senate flooring responsible Congress for it.
“This occurs nowhere else, aside from america of America,” Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., stated in a Wednesday afternoon speech. “It solely occurs right here not due to coincidence, not due to dangerous luck, however as a consequence of our inaction. We’re answerable for a degree of mass atrocity that occurs on this nation with zero parallel anyplace else.”
A gunman at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Excessive Faculty in Parkland, Fla., opened hearth earlier than three p.m. native time, police stated, killing “many” and injuring at the least 20 on the faculty. Officers cleared college students from the lecture room by room.
“As a father or mother, it scares me to demise that this physique doesn’t take significantly the security of my youngsters, and it looks like numerous mother and father in South Florida are going to be asking that very same query later in the present day,” Murphy stated.
Murphy had gone to the floor intending to give a speech about immigration because the Senate considers laws on the difficulty this week, the Hartford Courant studies. However earlier than he launched into that situation, the senator — a vocal critic of present U.S. gun legal guidelines — took a second to touch upon the continued incident in Broward County.
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