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FILE of AR-15 rifle, the type used in Florida school shooting
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FILE: Wake Forest, North Carolina - 13 February 2013
1. Various of AR-15
FILE: Bunnlevel, North Carolina- 5 February 2013
2. V AR-15 rifle
Students describe scene of Florida school shooting
Coral Springs - 14 February 2018
3. Wide of scene outside Marriott Hotel where parents are being reunited with their children
4. SOUNDBITE (English) Max Charles, Marjory Stoneman Douglas student:
"I was in a classroom and all I heard was the gunshots. And then when we went outside and the police cleared us for us to go outside, I see dead bodies on the floor."
5. SOUNDBITE (English) Manuel Barraza, Marjory Stoneman Douglas Student:
"I never I never knew our school would actually get shot up. I mean, our school's quiet. I don't know. It's not like a big popular school. It's just quiet, you know."
Vigil held for victims of Florida school shooting
Parkland - 15 February 2018
6. People on stage hugging each other
7. People holding lit mobile phones in the air
Students, lawmakers call for action on gun violence in Florida
Tallahassee - 21 February 2018
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8. SOUNDBITE (English) Ashley Santoro, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Student:
"Nobody should have to go through what we went through and I do not want to stand by this any longer. We will not be silenced by the inactions of our senators and our legislators."
Trump says teachers with 'talent' can carry guns
Washington - 26 February 2018
9. UPSOUND (English) Gov. Jay Inslee, (D) Washington:
"Now I know that you have suggested arming our teachers and I just..."
10. SOUNDBITE (English) Donald Trump, US President
"No, no, not your teachers. Arming a small portion that are very gun-adept, that truly know how to handle it. Because I do feel, governor, it's very important that gun-free zones - you have a gun-free zone, it's like an invitation for these very sick people to go there
11. SOUNDBITE (English) Gov. Jay Inslee, (D) Washington:
"So I just suggest we need a little less tweeting here and a little more listening and let's just take that off the table and move forward."
ML King's granddaughter: "I have a dream that enough is enough"
Washington, DC - 24 March 2018
12. Wide of podium during rally
13. Wide of Capitol and marchers
14. SOUNDBITE (English) Yolanda Renee King, granddaughter of Martin Luther King Jr.:
" I have a dream that enough is enough. And that this should be a gun-free world. Period."
On February 14th 2018 seventeen people died in the shooting attack on a South Florida high school, a sheriff said.
Sheriff Scott Israel of Broward County says the 19-year-old suspect is in custody and that investigators are beginning to "dissect" what happened in the attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.
He said the suspect, a former student, was previously expelled for disciplinary reasons.
Israel said the man had at least one AR-15 rifle as well as multiple magazines.
He said most of the fatalities were inside the building though some were found fatally shot outside.
Students of a Florida high school spoke of their horror after the attack, while they were being reunited with their parents at a South Florida hotel.
Officers transported the students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland to a Marriott Hotel in Coral Springs.
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said the attack began outside the school Wednesday afternoon.
He told reporters that authorities subsequently found 12 people dead in the building and two more dead just outside the school and one more in a nearby street.
Two other people died later under medical treatment.
"I heard gunshots. I thought it was firecrackers. But after I heard the last shot I was like oh, no," said student Manuel Barraza.
The suspect, a 19-year-old former student of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, was in custody.
The gunman was identified as Nikolas Cruz by a US official briefed on the investigation.
The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorised to discuss the information publicly.
A vigil was held on February 15th for 17 victims of the shooting.
President Donald Trump says he doesn't want all teachers to carry guns - just those who are "gun-adept."
Speaking to the nation's governors in the White House, the president responded on February 26th to news coverage of his calls to arm teachers to prevent school shootings after the mass school shooting that killed 17 people.
Trump says he wants "highly-trained people that have a natural talent, like hitting a baseball or hitting a golf ball or putting" to be armed in schools.
Trump says the only way to stop school shootings is "retribution." He says "the bad guy has to understand that there's a big price to pay if your mess around with our students."
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, one of two Democrats to address Trump publicly, spoke up and condemned Trump's calls to arm teachers to respond to school shootings.
Inslee told the president, "We need a little less tweeting, a little more listening." Trump defended the proposal, saying he believes "retribution" is the only way to prevent more school shootings.
Eleven-year-old Naomi Wadler was a stand out from March 24th's 'March for Our Lives' in Washington, DC.
Wadler spoke eloquently and with force.
Wadler, who led a walk out at her elementary school to protest gun violence, attended the march to speak on behalf of African American girls "whose stories don't make the front page of every national newspaper."
"I represent the African-American women who are victims of gun violence who are simply statistics instead of vibrant, beautiful girls full of potential," said Wadler.
Another young girl made an impact at the march. Nine-year-old Yolanda Renee King, the granddaughter of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr., told tens of thousands of "March for Our Lives" demonstrators gathered in Washington, D.C. that she too has a dream - for a gun-free world.
"I have a dream that enough is enough," Yolanda Renee King said, referencing her grandfather's famous speech. "That this should be a gun-free world. Period."
The crowd roared in response.
The Washington, D.C. event has thousands thronging Pennsylvania Avenue to hear speakers including survivors of the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida, and singers like Miley Cyrus.
Hundreds of thousands of people attended youth-led, anti-gun rallies across the United States and the world on March 24th, calling on lawmakers to tighten gun control in order to stop mass shootings and gun violence.