House Democrats look to hire Parkland students to work on gun violence issues

Trayvon Martin’s Brother Interns With Rep. Frederica Wilson https://www.bet.com/news/national/2013/07/23/trayvon-martin-s-brother-interns-with-rep-frederica-wilson.html#! Question — why was the shooting in Florida treated so differently from the school shooting in Texas? Why didn’t CNN do the raucous town hall and push gun control against the NRA spokeswoman after the Texas shooting? Why didn’t we see groups of students from the Texas school trotted out in front of the media to push gun control? Who is the David Hogg of the school in Texas? Why wasn’t there a David Hogg type who emerged from that incident to get out there and push gun control? “Question — why was the shooting in Florida treated so differently from the school shooting in Texas? Why didn’t CNN do the raucous town hall and push gun control against the NRA spokeswoman after the Texas shooting?” I live in the area and have several indirect connections to what happened there. A former Texas legislator spoke at my church a couple of weeks ago and related how he spoke with the mom of one of the victims—Christian Riley Garcia. He barricaded a door with his body and was shot through the door and killed. He saved one classmate and one teacher. He was a Christian who had already told his mom he felt called by God to serve in some way to protect others. She had come to terms with his desire to do something along the lines of police work. Turns out he gave his life to save others before […]

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