Some FGCU College Republicans plan to wear empty gun holsters on campus

Some FGCU College Republicans plan to wear empty gun holsters on campus

FGCU College Republicans are planning a week of events related to the Second Amendment starting Monday, April 9. Buy Photo Max Ortengren plans to wear an empty gun holster around his waist at Florida Gulf Coast University on Tuesday. He said he and some like-minded students on gun issues are going to join him, and their hope is the holsters will be conversation starters. The FGCU College Republicans hope is to spark dialogue on campus about gun control and the Second Amendment and show not all young people favor gun reform in the wake of the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. "Not all millennials and college students are marching for gun control," said Ortengren, 24, the FGCU College Republican’s executive director. "In fact, a lot of us disagree and think that there is another way to go about it and that gun control is […]

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