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06 March 2018, 01:58 | Tara Lloyd

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"If we don't, we're going to get hurt because most Americans believe we should solve problems that Americans are facing like gun violence and school safety problems", Graham said of Republicans on CBS's "Face the Nation" Sunday.

Floridians this fall will choose a new governor, as term-limited Republican Rick Scott is expected to turn to the U.S. Senate and challenge Democrat Bill Nelson for his seat.

The mixed messages brought action on gun legislation in Congress to a halt. He said that since the 1994 assault weapons vote, the NRA "locked itself into a pattern of ever more apocalyptic, extremist, uncompromising rhetoric".

Ben Amis lives in Rome and volunteers as a local Democratic activist. But this year, again thanks in part to the Parkland students, it's beginning to take a stronger hold.

Polls last week by Quinnipiac University and another by Florida Atlantic University show Democrats could be strengthened by their stand, with more than 60 percent of Floridians supporting a ban on assault weapons.

First, mental health. Yes, it's a huge problem in America.

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"It's a chance for the Republican Party to show it can get things done".

"The president has the potential to move mountains here", he said.

The fact that's spooking all communities is that any group of people, anywhere - including students attending school - could be killed at random by a stranger or by someone they know.

House Democrats introduced a similar proposal in May, modeled on gun restraining order initiatives in Connecticut, California, Indiana and other states that include an appeal process.

The Legislature is looking to spend at least $400 million on school security and mental health efforts, along with increasing the age for buying a gun to 21, adding a three-day waiting period for all gun purchases, and banning bump stocks, which allow a semi-automatic weapon to fire faster. Up here in the Mother Lode, the response time of police and sheriffs' departments is necessarily hindered by geography and resources.

Inside the fairground building, vendors and buyers examined used items that have nothing to do with guns, such as fishing lures, archery bows, knives and birdhouses. I am not saying the people's freedom should be taken away.

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On Feb. 14, 2018, a school shooting occurred in Parkland, Fla.at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

For those of you who might nay say this Idea, I was a high school teacher for 32 years and know about response time.

"FedEx Corporation's positions on the issue of gun policy and safety differ from those of the National Rifle Association", it said.

The push is aimed at unseating Republicans who have taken campaign contributions from the NRA or who have consistently voted against gun-control bills. Countless protests were staged throughout the country for LGBTQ rights, including the 1993 March on Washington for LGBT Equal Rights and Liberation. While the NRA lines the pockets of many politicians with millions of dollars, the NRA's power is crumbling.

She said the massacres like that in Florida were not caused by the NRA. There, the NRA spent almost $55,000 on a mailer claiming that Democrat Doug Jones "can't be trusted to support your Second Amendment rights" and "will be another vote for the Bloomberg-Schumer-Pelosi gun control agenda!"

In election cycles between 2010 and 2018, the NRA spent almost $36.4 million in support of Republicans, while also spending about $256,000 to oppose members of the GOP in primaries, general elections and the special Senate election in Alabama past year. Our country faces a disproportionate amount of gun violence and gun-related fatalities compared to other nations.

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Millennials - a much maligned group characterized by old heads as lazy, entitled and self-absorbed - have done what several generations of "distinguished" lawmakers have failed or downright refused to do and advanced the national debate over gun violence.

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