Parkland survivor David Hogg: Wear #OrangeCaps at graduation for gun control

Parkland survivor David Hogg: Wear #OrangeCaps at graduation for gun control

In the wake of the Santa Fe High School mass shooting that killed eight teenage students and two teachers on Friday, Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg called on his Twitter followers to advocate for gun control during their graduation ceremonies. With college and high school graduation season in full swing, Hogg invited people to spray paint their graduation caps orange to show "support of common sense gun laws," via a tweet Saturday. Hogg, 18, said he’d be painting his cap orange for graduation at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where 17 people were killed in February by a gunman armed with an AR-15-style rifle . "Feel free … to join if you want," he wrote, using the hashtag #OrangeCaps. The thread below Hogg’s tweet became a forum to sound off on the best ways to stop school shootings. Santa Fe was at least the 20th incident in which someone was injured with a firearm on the campus of a U.S. school in 2018. March for Our Lives Arizona will hold a candlelight vigil for victims of the Santa Fe High School shooting Monday evening at the state Capitol. Some people said they would join Hogg and paint their caps orange, the official color of the March for Our Lives movement. "It will draw attention to the madness," wrote a Twitter user with the handle @khoeprich. "It will keep the focus on the cause." Others were skeptical. "Sounds like a plan," wrote a Twitter user with the handle @scrimshankpotus. "Orange […]

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Parkland survivor David Hogg: Wear #OrangeCaps at graduation for gun control

Parkland survivor David Hogg: Wear #OrangeCaps at graduation for gun control

(Photo: Mark Wilson, Getty Images) In the wake of the Santa Fe High School mass shooting that killed eight teenage students and two teachers on Friday, Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg called on his Twitter followers to advocate for gun control during their graduation ceremonies. With college and high school graduation season in full swing, Hogg invited people to spray paint their graduation caps orange to show "support of common sense gun laws," via a tweet Saturday. Hogg, 18, said he’d be painting his cap orange for graduation at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where 17 people were killed in February by a gunman armed with an AR-15-style rifle . "Feel free … to join if you want," he wrote, using the hashtag #OrangeCaps. The thread below Hogg’s tweet became a forum to sound off on the best ways to stop school shootings. Santa Fe was at least the 20th incident in which someone was injured with a firearm on the campus of a U.S. school in 2018. March for Our Lives Arizona will hold a candlelight vigil for victims of the Santa Fe High School shooting Monday evening at the state Capitol. Some people said they would join Hogg and paint their caps orange, the official color of the March for Our Lives movement. "It will draw attention to the madness," wrote a Twitter user with the handle @khoeprich. "It will keep the focus on the cause." Others were skeptical. "Sounds like a plan," wrote a Twitter user […]

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