Politicians, Students Push to Ban Gun Shows at Cow Palace

Politicians, Students Push to Ban Gun Shows at Cow Palace

Students, Leaders Push to Ban Gun Shows at Cow Palace In the wake of the deadly school shooting in Texas, students and leaders in the Bay Area are pushing against popular gun shows on the Peninsula. Pete Suratos reports. State Sen. Scott Weiner and Assemblyman Phil Ting on Monday stood alongside activists and students to introduce new legislation that could put an end to gun shows at the state-owned Cow Palace in Daly City. The move by students from Jefferson High School, elected officials and activists against gun violence comes on the heels of Friday’s deadly shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas and February’s massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. "We have an epidemic of gun massacres in this country," Weiner said. "Our country is awash in guns." Student Andre O’Quinn believes that banning gun shows at the Cow Palace would prevent a school shooting from truly hitting home. State Sen. Scott Weiner and Assemblyman Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, will introduce new legislation on Monday with high school students who have spoken out against gun shows at the Cow Palace in Daly City. (Published Sunday, May 20, 2018) "One thing that we really want to make sure is that this doesn’t happen in our own school, in any of the schools that are in Daly City," he said. In the wake of recent school shootings, Ting, D-San Francisco, called on fellow politicians to press for tangible change. "It seems that everytime we have a […]

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