Video shows Rep. Greene calling Parkland shooting survivor a ‘coward’

Video shows Rep. Greene calling Parkland shooting survivor a 'coward'

A video surfaced Wednesday that shows Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) taunting David Hogg, a survivor of the 2018 mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla., on Capitol Hill and calling him a "coward." Fred Guttenberg, a father of a student who was one of the 17 people killed in the shooting, shared the video on Twitter Wednesday morning. It shows Greene closely tailing Hogg, who was on Capitol Hill advocating for stricter gun laws after the massacre. Greene also posted the video to her YouTube page a year ago and promoted it as confronting Hogg over "his push to lobby lawmakers to trample on our Second Amendment Rights." . @mtgreenee , is this you harassing @davidhogg111 weeks after the Parkland shooting, that my daughter was killed in & he was in? Calling him a coward for ignoring your insanity. I will answer all of your questions in person. Get ready to record again. — Fred Guttenberg (@fred_guttenberg) January 27, 2021 In the video, Greene suggests that Hogg and other survivors of the Parkland shooting who became gun control activists are using children to elicit sympathy for their cause. "Why are you using kids as a barrier? Do you not know how to defend your stance? Look, I’m an American citizen. I’m a gun owner. I have a concealed carry permit, I carry a gun for protection for myself. And you are using your lobby and the money behind it and the kids to try to […]

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