Florida gun activists rally amid California school shooting

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Dozens of students from across Florida descended on their state Capitol demanding action on gun control Thursday, a day when a deadly school shooting in California prompted panic, helplessness and determination. Two students were killed and three others were wounded when a fellow student opened fire at a Santa Clarita, California, high school. Aly Sheehy, a survivor of last year’s Parkland high school shooting that killed 17, found herself in disbelief at the news as she traveled to Tallahassee on a bus with other young activists. They joined a student-led rally called March for Our Lives, seeking to focus attention to gun control measures they want lawmakers to enact. “My heart dropped,” said Sheehy, now a student at the University of Central Florida.
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