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Friday, February 23, 2018

This Parkland shooting survivor makes a solid point about Marco Rubio

Posted By on Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 2:03 PM

A survivor of last week's school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has an interesting idea regarding Republican Florida Sen. Marco Rubio.

Junior Sarah Chadwick took to Twitter Friday morning, suggesting, "We should change the names of AR-15s to ‘Marco Rubio’ because they are so easy to buy."
Rubio, who has accepted more than $3.3 million from the National Rifle Association over the course of his career, has been getting owned by teens all week.

Wednesday night, the Senator participated in his first town hall in over a year and got an earful from parents and students from Stoneman Douglas High School.

One of the better exchanges that evening came when junior Cameron Kansky asked Rubio if he'd stop taking donations from the NRA. "So, in the name of 17 people, you cannot ask the NRA to keep their money out of your campaign?" asked  Kansky. To which Rubio replied, "No. No, because [...] I will always accept the help of anyone who agrees with my agenda."


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