Parkland victim’s father clashes with GOP lawmaker at gun violence hearing

Parkland victim’s father clashes with GOP lawmaker at gun violence hearing

The father of a Parkland school shooting victim repeatedly interrupted Rep. Matt Gaetz at a House Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday. The incident occurred as Gaetz began talking about efforts to curb gun violence, arguing that violence by illegal immigrants was a far bigger concern. Manny Oliver, who lost his son in last year’s massacre, stood up and screamed, ’You lie!’.

Timothy
Timothy
Allen Smith (AJ) 🇦🇺
Allen Smith (AJ) 🇦🇺 1 year

Why people think that gun control laws are going to stop mass shootings? I live in Australia and we have some of the strongest gun control laws in the world and criminals still manage to get guns. Mass shootings are perpetrated by criminals, not law abiding citizens.

SN 1054
SN 1054 1 year

"I wonder if Trump will address the real national emergency—the 40k gun deaths that take innocent lives like my son, Joaquin’s," he said on Twitter before the president's speech. https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2018/02/15/national-safety-council-traffic-deaths/340012002/ So he is going to put an equal amount of effort getting the 40k automobile deaths reduced as well. Yes?

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