Cincinnati family keeps pushing for stronger gun laws after another mass shooting

Cincinnati family keeps pushing for stronger gun laws after another mass shooting

They still mourn Jaime Guttenberg, 14, who died in Parkland, Florida, school shooting CINCINNATI — After the mass shooting in Colorado, local family members of a 14-year-old girl killed in the Parkland, Florida, shooting continue to push for stricter laws to save lives. They continue to work through the pain and share a reaction with so many other families across the country. Family members said they count the shootings, they know the emotions that other victim’s families feel and they want to protect others from the same heartache. "I don’t know how many more of these we need to go through before we do something," Jaime Guttenberg’s aunt, Abbie Youkilis said. It’s hard for many of us to imagine waking up with our families whole and lying down at the end of a day without them. Youkilis lives that heartache by the day, remembering her niece, Jaime, who died in a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, in 2018. "She had strong opinions and she was filled with love for her family. Very, very beautiful, smart," Youkilis said. Her life has changed, and her family’s life has changed, too. They count the shootings, mourn the victims and sympathize with those in the same shoes. There was Parkland, more recently Georgia and now, Colorado. "The ordinary-ness of the act of going shopping to a Kroger’s affiliate, no less. It’s the same as if our children go to school. It’s the same as if we go to […]

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