By Tom Knighton
In the wake of Parkland, tensions are kind of high. The anti-gun left is rallying, and they’re using the kids of Parkland as their figureheads. The kids seem to be embracing this role, calling for anti-gun marches.
However, they’re not content to just call for marches. They seem to believe they have some kind of political power that demands we listen to them. Why else would they act like this?
“The adult politicians have been playing around while my generation has been losing our lives,” Cameron Kasky, a student at Stoneman Douglas, told “Face the Nation” on Sunday. “If you see how they treat each other in the office, if you see the nasty, dirty things going on with them, it’s sad to think that that’s what they’re doing while 17 people are being slaughtered, gunned down only yards away from where we’re sitting right now.”
Kasky added, “This cannot be the normal. This can be changed and it will be changed. And anybody who tells you that it can’t, is buying into the facade of this being created by the people who have our blood on their hands.”
Emma Gonzalez was one of those students who delivered a speech at a Saturday rally calling out members of Congress for inaction in preventing similar mass shootings from taking place.
“We are going to change the law, and it is all going to be due to the tireless effort of the school board, the faculty members and most importantly, the students,” she said to cheers at the Saturday rally.
“At this point, I don’t even know if the adults in power who are funded by the NRA — I don’t even think we need them anymore because they’re going to be gone by [the] midterm election. There’s barely Click to see the original article