President Joe Biden commemorated the fourth anniversary of the taking pictures at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Excessive Faculty in Parkland, Fla., and urged Congress to behave and cross gun management laws.
“On February 14, 2018, a gunman stole the lives of 14 college students and three educators at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Excessive Faculty,” Biden wrote on Twitter.
He added: “Right now we mourn with the Parkland households whose lives have been turned the wrong way up and stand with these working to finish the gun violence epidemic. Congress should act.”
On February 14, 2018, a gunman stole the lives of 14 college students and three educators at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Excessive Faculty. Right now we mourn with the Parkland households whose lives have been turned the wrong way up and stand by these working to finish the gun violence epidemic. Congress should act.
— President Biden (@POTUS) February 14, 2022
Biden additionally issued an official assertion.
“On this tough day, we mourn with the Parkland households whose lives have been immediately turned the wrong way up. who needed to bury a bit of their soul deep within the floor,” he stated. “We additionally pray for many who are nonetheless battling wounds seen and invisible. And as we keep in mind these misplaced in Parkland, we additionally stand with Individuals in each nook of our nation who’ve misplaced family members to gun violence or whose lives have been endlessly modified by gunfights, in headline-grabbing tragedies and in those that didn’t.”
“Out of the heartbreak of Parkland, a brand new era of Individuals marched throughout the nation for our lives and towards a greater, safer America for all of us,” Biden continued. “Collectively, this extraordinary motion ensures that the voices of victims and survivors and accountable gun house owners are louder than the voices of gun producers and the Nationwide Rifle Affiliation.”
In October, Nikolas Cruz, the gunman liable for the taking pictures, pleaded responsible to 17 counts of first-degree homicide and 17 counts of tried homicide in reference to the killings.
Earlier, Manuel Oliver – the daddy of Joaquin Oliver, who died within the taking pictures – climbed a development crane close to the White Home to boost consciousness of gun violence.
Completely satisfied Valentine’s Day pic.twitter.com/Ho6zvjjA7o
– Manuel Oliver (@manueloliver00) February 14, 2022
The Metropolitan Police Division later took him into custody.
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