Pro-gun activists are following the Parkland teens on a gun control tour around the country in a ‘military-style armored vehicle’

Pro-gun activists are following the Parkland teens on a gun control tour around the country in a 'military-style armored vehicle'

Utah Gun Exchange co-founder Sam Robinson asking a question at a March for our Lives event. Teen survivors of the Parkland shooting are on a cross-country bus tour holding pro-gun-control events. They’re being followed around by the Utah Gun Exchange, an anti-gun-control group in a "military-style armored vehicle." The Utah Gun Exchange says it holds counter-protests and engages in dialogue, but it’s drawn controversy on the tour. In the aftermath of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting in Parkland, Florida , in February, a group of teenage survivors wanted change. They started the March for our Lives movement, where they and other teenagers whose lives were touched by gun violence hold rallies, protests, and town halls to sway public opinion about gun control laws. The organization’s Road to Change bus tour just went through Utah, where they held a town hall in Salt Lake City. As reported by Vice News , the group was followed around by the Utah Gun Exchange, which traveled in a "military-style armored vehicle." The organization has been following the Parkland students’ bus around the country . The Utah Gun Exchange is a classified advertising platform for Utah residents to buy and sell gun parts. They’re holding counter-protests and engaging in dialogues about gun control at the March for our Lives events. "I’m certain if we are just ourselves and we act as we normally do, there will be a lot of good information to come out," Sam Robinson, a co-founder of the Exchange, told Vice […]

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