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The Parkland Teens Are Giving These Columbine Survivors Hope

The Parkland Teens Are Giving These Columbine Survivors HopeLast week, Austin Eubanks had just wrapped up his speech at a school in Colorado when he noticed he had a message on his phone.



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Florida Rep’s Aide Fired After Saying Parkland School Shooting Survivors Are Actors

Florida Rep’s Aide Fired After Saying Parkland School Shooting Survivors Are ActorsThe untrue conspiracy theory has been pushed by the far-right website, The Gateway Pundit.



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'Abhorrent' Hoax Facebook Posts Are Claiming the Florida School Shooting Survivors Are 'Crisis Actors'

'Abhorrent' Hoax Facebook Posts Are Claiming the Florida School Shooting Survivors Are 'Crisis Actors'Facebook is working to remove them



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Shaken but unbowed, Florida survivors recount horrific stories as they lobby for change

Shaken but unbowed, Florida survivors recount horrific stories as they lobby for changeUntold stories from the high school shooting in Florida a week ago came tumbling out, alongside the anger their horrific experiences had fuelled, as students came to their state capital to lobby for change on Wednesday. Lorenzo Prado, 17, wept as he told how he had at first been mistaken for the shooter during the rampage that killed 14 of his fellow students and three teachers, including his sports coach. “The Swat team came in and I thought they were here to rescue me … but I find I am wrong.



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Florida Sheriff Rebukes NRA Spokeswoman Who Claims She's 'Fighting' For Shooting Survivors

Florida Sheriff Rebukes NRA Spokeswoman Who Claims She's 'Fighting' For Shooting SurvivorsDuring a heated CNN-hosted town hall event on Wednesday night, National Rifle Association spokeswoman Dana Loesch told survivors of the Parkland, Florida school shooting that she was “fighting” for them.



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'We Just Had a Gun to Our Heads.' The Florida Shooting Survivors Are Transforming America’s Gun Debate

'We Just Had a Gun to Our Heads.' The Florida Shooting Survivors Are Transforming America’s Gun DebateThe massive youth uprising is a shift from the typical gun violence debates



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Florida Republican's aide fired for false suggestion shooting survivors are actors

Florida Republican's aide fired for false suggestion shooting survivors are actorsDavid Hogg, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas, has been the target of conspiracy videos spreading on YouTube. An aide to a Florida lawmaker was fired after falsely suggesting that student survivors of the mass shooting in Parkland were “actors”, repeating a conspiracy theory that has been used to harass victims.



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Parkland Shooting Survivor’s Dad Escaped Earlier Las Vegas Shooting

Parkland Shooting Survivor’s Dad Escaped Earlier Las Vegas ShootingWhen freshman Braden survived last week’s shooting spree that killed 17 of his classmates, as well as adults, at his Parkland, Florida, high school, there was one person he knew who could understand the horrors he experienced: his father.



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GOP lawmaker's aide fired over offensive claims on Florida shooting survivors

GOP lawmaker's aide fired over offensive claims on Florida shooting survivorsA Florida state representative's aide was fired from his position on Tuesday after he sent an email to a reporter alleging that two outspoken survivors of the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were "actors."



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School Shooting's Survivors Cry As Florida House Rejects Talks On Assault Weapon Ban

School Shooting's Survivors Cry As Florida House Rejects Talks On Assault Weapon BanSurvivors of last week’s school shooting in Florida were brought to tears as state lawmakers refused to debate a gun control measure in Tallahassee on Tuesday.



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