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Highway Patrol confiscates weapon, drugs from vehicle

Friday, Dec. 28, 2018|3:54 p.m.

. The Nevada Highway Patrol states it confiscated a weapon and drugs from an automobile whose driver cannon fodders detained on suspicion of DUI.

The patrol this afternoon revealed the bust by means of its Twitter account with images of a gun, several publications and bright-colored bundles displayed on the hood of a vehicle.

The suspect was forbidden from owning a gun and is believed of planning to offer the drugs, the patrol stated.

The patrol might not immediately be reached to supply additional details about the occurrence.

“There is now #oneless bad person and #onelessgun endangering our community,” the tweet said.

Woman, 10, shot protecting child bro in east Las Vegas '' weapon battle '.


A mom and her 10-year-old daughter were recuperating after police said two guys opened fire in a “gun fight” on each other Tuesday afternoon.

Stray bullets hit both the mama and daughter. now they said they’re grateful to be alive.

The household was packing up their car after a shopping journey at Walmart. The mom, Samantha Tygrit, stated the kids remained in the back of the car when the gunshots started.

[RELATED: Police launch picture of suspect in east Las Vegas triple shooting]

Tygrit was struck in the shoulder but went to the back to safeguard her kids. She said her 10-year-old daughter, Aaliyah Inghram, had thrown herself on top of her 18-month-old sibling and cousin to protect him from the bullets. At the same time, Aaliyah was struck in the behind.

“I pulled my 4-year-old out, threw her on the ground, and held her down, and before I had a chance to get my 10-year-old and my 18-month-old, my 10-year-old looked at me and said she ‘d currently been shot,” Samantha stated.

“I didn’t desire the infant to obtain harmed so I like stepped in front of the infants. If I would not have stood in front of my bro, he would have been shot in the stomach,” Aaliyah said.

“I died inside. I simply scooped her up in my arms. I ‘d been shot, but I simply chose her up and grabbed her sister,” Samantha described.

Aaliyah stated it seemed like she ‘d been hit really hard, but she didn’t realize she ‘d been shot until she saw the blood.

“I passed out one time, and all I keep in mind is something damp and cold since they sprinkled water on me,” Aaliyah said.

“She started passing out and I ‘d never been so scared in my life,” Samantha stated.

The good news is, both mama and daughter were okay. Now, they’re just happy to be alive.

“She saved her brother’s life yesterday, and my nephews, cause they were both there, and her little body could only protect a lot. but she threw herself in front of them,” Samantha stated.

“Good idea that my brother’s okay since I would rather be shot than him be shot,” Aaliyah said.

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Authorities say woman, 3 others shot in '' weapon fight ' near Stewart, Nellis

Las Vegas police said 4 people were shot after a” running weapon battle” in the east valley Tuesday afternoon. (Photo: Abby Theodros/ FOX5).


Las Vegas authorities said 4 people were shot after a “running gun battle” in the east valley Tuesday afternoon.

Lt. Grant Rogers of Metro cops said at least 20 rounds were fired after 4:00 p.m. at 354 N. Nellis Boulevard in a parking area between a SuperPawn and Denny’s restaurant.

Authorities stated 2 adults were contending each other. One guy was required to Sunrise by a woman who left the cars and truck and removed on foot.

Three bystanders were also shot, including a 10-year-old lady and her mom, who was shot in the shoulder. The third was lady driving north on Nellis, pulling into Walmart when a bullet came through her cars and truck and hit her, authorities said.

” I heard the shooting. I looked across the street by the Denny’s. 2 guys ranging from the side of the Denny’s shooting at each other. One had a gun the other lagged chasing him,” witness Levina Robinson stated. ” Right here is where they got my car. (A bullet) went through and lodged at the top of the roofing system. And that essentially was it. I took off, I was terrified.”

Police said it was potentially gang-related.

Nellis Boulevard was closed from Stewart Avenue to Charleston Boulevard.

Stay with FOX5 for updates.

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Authorities: Suspect in roommate slaying had actually displayed weapon in previous argument


, 2018|7:25 p.m.

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Two weeks prior to a fatal blast from a revolver ended an ongoing spat in between roommates in the southwest valley, the suspect pointed the exact same pistol at the victim, telling him “to go away,” according to a City Cops detain report.

Tuan Ngo again turned to his.38-caliber revolver during an argument with Hung Huynh Monday morning in the yard of their house in the 9700 block of Powell Plateau Court, near Grand Canyon Drive and Hacienda Opportunity, cops stated.

The males had just cohabited for about 6 weeks, however inning accordance with the suspect, the victim was “bossy and would yell at him” so he would have to leave your home to “avoid problems,” the report stated.

The harassment continued Monday early morning, the suspect stated. “Ngo described he went outside to the patio to avoid issues,” but the victim apparently followed him and got in his face.

” Ngo stated he pulled the revolver and fired one round into the air to aim to scare Huynh away,” according to the report. However the victim got better, informing him to shoot him, the guy told detectives.

” Ngo stated he struck Huynh on the left side of the head with the handgun and as he did the gun went off,” cops said. He didn’t suggest to do it, he included.

The victim dropped to the ground, while the suspect called another among their roommates, who consequently called 911, according to the report.

When officers showed up, the suspect informed officers that he ‘d hurt somebody, “I want to leave and he will not leave me alone.” As he was being interviewed by detectives, inning accordance with the report, Ngo said he didn’t imply to shoot the victim. “He simply wished to be left alone and (he) had enough.”

Ngo was being held without bail at the Clark County Detention Center on a count of murder, jail logs show. He is scheduled to make a court appearance Thursday early morning.

Guy'' s weapon misfired prior to shooting 2 Vegas casino executives at business picnic


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Vegas cops Capt. Robert Plummer speaks during a news conference on the arrest of Anthony Wrobel, Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. Wrobel, a suspect in the fatal shooting of a casino executive and the wounding of another, was jailed Thursday in Texas.

Friday, April 20, 2018|3:21 p.m.

. The first pull of Anthony Wrobel’s weapon did not produce a bullet and the second fired an unexpected round to the ground, according to a Metro Cops warrant.

The document offers insight into the examination of last weekend shooting of 2 Venetian executives at Sunset Park. Wrobel, 42, was a long time table-games dealer who ended up being irritated with the company, eliminating Mia Banks, 54, and wounding Hector Rodriguez, cops said.

When serving a SWAT search warrant at Wrobel’s house, detectives found it was mostly abandoned. On a coffee table, a single sheet of paper “expressing the author’s anger at Venetian Management” was found, police said.

Inside Wrobel’s dark-colored Dodge Battery charger, which he dropped at close-by McCarran International Airport, a revolver, ammo and magazines were discovered, authorities stated. He left the car minutes after the shooting to run away town in a 1998 silver Cadillac he planted at the airport three days before the believed criminal offense.

Wrobel was jailed Thursday early morning at a rest stop in the Texas panhandle.

On Sunday, Wrobel drove to the picnic, which was unwinding about 6 p.m., and approached a co-worker, asking if the “employers” were still there, authorities stated. He was directed to a gazebo area where the victims were sitting.

” Wrobel approached Banks and Rodriguez and stood beside the picnic table” before pulling out a weapon, authorities stated.

Several 911 callers, some who saw the shooting, recognized Wrobel as the shooter by name, police said. At Dawn Health Center Medical Center where Banks passed away, Rodriguez told investigators that Wrobel shot them.

Seven minutes later on, security images at the airport captured Wrobel arriving and entering his getaway cars and truck, authorities stated. He was gone by the time officers arrived.

The search for the suspect intensified Tuesday when the FBI filed a warrant mentioning that they believe Wrobel had actually left Las Vegas.

After his arrest on Tuesday, City stated they knew for certain that Wrobel was at Cedar City, Utah, where he stole license plates off a car shortly after the shooting. However they were aiming to determine his location between the shooting and the arrest, and where he was perhaps heading.

Around 3 a.m., in a Texas rest stop beside a highway, an Oldham County Constable’s Office carrying out regular patrol ran the plates of a silver Cadillac and determined they were taken.

When backup got here and deputies approached a sleeping Wrobel, he got a 9 mm gun, but rapidly dropped it. Soon, they discovered the man was wanted about 700 miles away on a federal murder and tried murder warrant.

Numerous thousands across the United States march for weapon control


Alex Brandon/ AP Crowds of people hold signs on Pennsylvania Opportunity at the “March for Our Lives” rally in support of gun control, Saturday, March 24, 2018, in Washington.

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WASHINGTON– Summoned to action by trainee survivors of the Florida school shooting, numerous thousands of teenagers and their fans rallied in the nation’s capital and cities across America on Saturday to push for gun control in among the greatest youth demonstrations considering that the Vietnam period.

” If you listen genuine close, you can hear individuals in power shaking,” David Hogg, a survivor who has actually become one of the student leaders of the movement, informed the roaring crowd of demonstrators at the March for Our Lives rally in Washington.

He cautioned: “We will get rid of these public servants who just care about the weapon lobby.”

Chanting “Vote them out!” and bearing indications reading “We Are the Change,” “No More Silence” and “Keep NRA Loan From Politics,” the protesters loaded Pennsylvania Avenue in between the Capitol and the White Home.

Big rallies with crowds approximated in the tens of thousands sometimes also unfolded in such cities as Boston; New York; Los Angeles; Chicago; Houston; Fort Worth, Texas; Minneapolis; and Parkland, Florida, the site of the Feb. 14 attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 people dead.

Protesters knocked the National Rifle Association and its allies and grumbled that they are scared of getting shot in school and sick of inaction by grown-ups after one mass shooting after another.

They required such procedures as a restriction on high-capacity magazines and assault-type rifles like the one used by the Florida killer, tighter background checks and school security, and a raising of the age to purchase guns.

” I’m really tired of hesitating at school,” said Maya McEntyre, a 15-year-old high school freshman from Northville, Michigan, who joined a march by thousands in Detroit. “When I come to school, I don’t wish to have to look for the nearby exit.”

She added: “I want to get to the issue prior to it gets to me.”

In Atlanta, Ben Stewart, a 17-year-old senior at Shiloh Hills Christian School in Kennesaw, Georgia, participated in a march in Atlanta to press for what he called “sensible gun laws.”

” People have actually been dying considering that 1999 in Columbine and nothing has changed. Individuals are still passing away,” Stewart said. “It could be avoided.”

President Donald Trump was in Florida for the weekend. A motorcade took him to his West Palm Beach golf club in the morning. As of early afternoon, he had yet to weigh in on Twitter about the protests.

The NRA went silent on Twitter in the early morning, in contrast to its response to the across the country school walkouts versus weapon violence March 14, when it tweeted an image of an attack rifle and the message “I’ll control my own weapons, thank you.”

About 30 gun-rights supporters staged a counter-demonstration in front of FBI headquarters in Washington, standing silently with signs such as “Armed Victims Live Longer” and “Stop Violating Civil Liberty.”

Organizers of the gun-control rally in the nation’s capital hoped their demonstration would match in numbers and spirit last year’s females’s march, which far went beyond forecasts of 300,000 demonstrators.

” We will continue to defend our dead pals,” Delaney Tarr, another survivor of the Florida disaster, stated from the phase. The crowd roared with approval as she laid down the students’ main demand: a ban on “weapons of war” for all but warriors.

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 9-year-old granddaughter Yolanda Renee King gave a rousing speech at the Washington rally, drawing from the civil rights leader’s most popular words.

” I have a dream that enough suffices,” she stated. “That this must be a gun-free world. Duration.”

In Parkland, the police presence was heavy as more than 20,000 individuals filled a park near the school, shouting mottos such as “Enough suffices” and bring signs that read “Why do your weapons matter more than our lives?” and “Our tallies will stop bullets.”

Gun violence was also fresh for some in the Washington crowd: Ayanne Johnson of Great Mills High in Maryland held an indication stating, “I March for Jaelynn,” honoring Jaelynn Willey, who died Thursday 2 days after being shot by a schoolmate at the school. The classmate likewise died.

Rallying outside the New Hampshire Statehouse in Concord, 17-year-old Leeza Richter stated: “Our government will do more to stop us from going out than it will to stop a shooter from walking in.”

Because the bloodshed in Florida, students have used a current of gun control sentiment that has actually been constructing for years– yet still deals with an effective enemy in the NRA and its fans.

Organizers hope the enthusiasms of the crowds and the under-18 lineup of speakers will equate into a tipping point starting with the midterm congressional elections this fall. In addition to pushing for tighter weapon laws, the students have been working to sign up youths to vote.

Polls show popular opinion in the United States might be moving on the problem.

A new survey conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research discovered that 69 percent of Americans think weapon laws in the United States need to be tightened. That is up from 61 percent in 2016 and 55 percent in 2013.

In general, 90 percent of Democrats, 50 percent of Republicans and 54 percent of weapon owners now prefer stricter weapon laws.

At the exact same time, the survey discovered that nearly half of Americans do not anticipate chosen authorities to take action.

Why stop at taking the weapon?

Saturday, March 10, 2018|2 a.m.

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It is ridiculous that a motion is being pressed to raise the age at which a person would be allowed to buy a long gun. Teenagers are hired to sign up with the military and nearly instantly are handed a rifle. Yet in civilian life, these exact same people can not own such a weapon?

Still, I would support such a restriction if it were accompanied by a comparable restriction disallowing these folks from ballot. By what logic can individuals under 21 not be relied on with a rifle but are responsible enough to take part in decisions that shape our nation’s future?

Palo Verde student apprehended for taking weapon and ammo to school

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Palo Verde High School is displayed in this undated image( Google ). LAS VEGAS( FOX5)- A teen was jailed after administrators discovered a weapon and ammunition in his knapsack at Palo Verde High School Thursday morning.

The 17-year-old trainee was taken into custody and faces a charge of having a weapon on school home, said Lt. Roberto Morales of the Clark County School District Police Department. The 9 mm gun was apparently unloaded when it was recuperated.

No injuries were reported and cops did not reveal additional information at this time. Authorities stated it’s unidentified whether this case is connected to a gun that was required to Desert Rose High School Thursday.

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Laws can’t stop weapon violence

Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018|2 a.m.

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I’m not a member of the National Rifle Association but even if there were no NRA, it would not make any difference.

All the legislation worldwide wouldn’t avoid some deranged individual from doing exactly what these mass shooters have actually done. The only way to keep our schools safe would be something I don’t believe we’re all set to do: martial law around schools, national guard soldiers or police in force every day. As for avoiding psychologically disturbed individuals from getting weapons, you inform me how that’s possible.

Why this weapon debate is different from the rest


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New York City Times A trainee protester holds up a sign stating “Your ideas and prayers are insufficient” throughout a demonstration outside the Capitol building in Washington, Feb. 21, 2018. Under mounting pressure to act after the country’s most current school shooting massacre, Trump prepared Wednesday to sit down with about 20 parents and students from the high school in Parkland, Fla. where a shooter killed 17 individuals last week.

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WASHINGTON– Around 2:30 p.m. on Valentine’s Day, President Donald Trump was in the study off the Oval Workplace when John Kelly, his chief of personnel, showed up with news of a school shooting in Florida. Trump shook his head, inning accordance with an aide, and whispered, “Again.”

Mark Barden was going to a playground named for his 7-year-old kid slain in 2012 at Sandy Hook Grade School when a friend texted him: Take care viewing television. It’s happening. Once again.

His senator, Christopher Murphy, D-Conn., heard about the Florida shooting while he was on his way to the Senate floor and ripped up his speech to state that through inaction, “we are accountable” for a mass atrocity. Once again.

Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., the bulk whip and weapon rights supporter who was himself grievously injured last year when a man opened fire at a congressional baseball practice, huddled with associates on the House floor reliving his scary. He knew exactly what was coming: the activists who in his view would exploit disasters like his to advance their anti-gun program. Again.

Within hours of the bloodbath in Parkland, Florida, where 17 students and grownups were killed Feb. 14, the equipment of the American gun argument started grinding into motion.

By night, one anti-gun group had mobilized and already sent out its very first e-mail: “RESOURCES + EXPERTS AVAILABLE: Florida High School Shooting.” Another group, Everytown for Weapon Security, founded and financed by Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former New york city mayor, triggered the 1,500 members of its “survivors network,” and soon paid $230,000 for an ad in The New york city Times shaming pro-gun lawmakers.

The National Rifle Association followed its own playbook: staying quiet for several days– an acknowledgment that its message might be unwanted throughout the preliminary burst of grief. However it used its NRATV channel to argue to its members that more weapons in schools could avoid massacres. Sales of bump stocks, which can make a semi-automatic weapon fire like an automatic, rose out of fear that they would be banned.

The fights waged after shootings in Newtown, Connecticut; Orlando, Florida; Las Vegas; and Sutherland Springs, Texas, began playing out all over, presumably heading toward the exact same stalemate.

But this time, a couple of things are different: The gun control side has actually developed a well-financed facilities that did not exist when Barden’s kid Daniel and other schoolchildren were fatally shot at Sandy Hook. Within days of the Parkland shooting, one anti-gun group flooded Florida legislators with 2,500 calls and 1,700 emails opposing an expense allowing guns in schools.

Another difference is an unpredictable president who comes from the National Rifle Association and promotes the NRA-favored service of arming trained instructors but has likewise accepted a number of modest gun-control procedures opposed by gun rights groups.

And maybe most considerably, the We-Call-BS teenagers of Florida have injected a passionate new energy into a stagnant debate, arranging presentations, flooding the statehouse in Tallahassee, making up songs, developing demonstration indications, confronting political leaders and requiring to TV airwaves with a strength and composure and power hardly ever seen over the last few years.

” The initial response was the exact same type of sickened resignation– this is among the worst ever, and this probably won’t be enough either,” said Matt Bennett, a founder of Third Way, a center-left advocacy group in Washington.

” Exactly what has actually changed ever since is the kids and the remarkable, galvanizing force they have actually become,” he added, disrupting an interview to take a call from his 17-year-old kid, whose class was leaving school to march to the White Home. “No one knows when we are going to strike a tipping point on this concern. We may have hit it– we do not know. However if we did, it’s because of them.”

Still, veterans of both sides said the basic characteristics of Washington have actually not changed. If President Barack Obama might not pass weapon control in a Democratic-majority Senate in 2013, months after Sandy Hook, they stated, it was not likely that Trump and a Republican-controlled Congress would.

The NRA remains as powerful as ever and the argument resumes as Republicans head into a main election season when many worry about challenges from the right. In December, your house passed an expense to reinforce criminal background checks before weapon purchases, but Republicans matched it with a provision needing states to recognize concealed weapons permits from other states, essentially making it a national right, anathema to Democrats, who have their own liberal base to please.

Gun rights supporters also prepare to focus on the failure of the FBI to pursue tips about the believed Florida shooter, arguing that blame should be on the federal authorities, not the guns.

” We have actually seen breakdowns in existing laws,” Scalise stated. “Prior to people speak about putting brand-new laws on the books, when we learn that multiple laws on the books were not followed, that should be the first thing we figure out.”

The rapid mobilization of the anti-gun motion is a phenomenon that has evolved with the development of brand-new lobbying groups filled with seasoned political operatives and growing lists of fans. By now they are used to it.

” There’s something always robotic about how an organization like ours, in a professional way, reacts to a mass shooting,” said Peter Ambler, executive director of Giffords, a gun control group established by Gabrielle Giffords, the former congresswoman who was shot in the head in 2011.

But the action has actually been a profusion of support. Moms Demand Action, the grass-roots arm of Everytown, has 100,000 volunteers in every state, with an email list of 4 million. Given that the Parkland shooting, the group has actually added 75,000 members. In Georgia, 1,500 people showed up at the state capitol Wednesday to lobby for weapon laws, compared with 160 last year. In Minnesota, the group had 16 RSVPs prior to the shooting for a conference on Tuesday; 300 individuals attended.

” When Sandy Hook occurred, the gun lobby was ready for us. They had been preparing for 20 years to take down those parents,” Murphy said, recalling that few Democratic legislators wanted to appear on television criticizing the NRA. “There was no anti-gun movement. It just didn’t exist.”

Now, he stated, “there is a progressively mature political motion that can integrate with the special moral authority of the kids.”

Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., the minority leader, said each episode fractures the wall of resistance to new gun laws. “Each time you do believe it’s a little different and individuals will move,” he said. “You have to believe it’s cumulative and you win more support. You win a vote occasionally.”

By last weekend, weapon control groups were sending out fundraising appeals. In recent days, some groups have actually started silently assisting the students organize future activities, consisting of a march on Washington on March 24 with hopes of drawing 500,000 individuals.

On Wednesday night, a week after the shooting, Dana Loesch, the NRA spokeswoman, provided the group’s first public defense of its position, withstanding jeers at a CNN town hall-style meeting as she looked for to concentrate far from broad brand-new gun constraints and toward preventing mentally ill people from buying weapons. “I do not believe that this outrageous monster should have ever been able to obtain a firearm, ever,” she stated.

In the days after the shooting, Trump sought advice from consultants as well as Chris W. Cox, the NRA’s chief lobbyist. The president called Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, the bulk whip, who was traveling in the Middle East, to discuss his bill with Murphy requiring states and federal agencies to report regularly to the National Instant Wrongdoer Background Examine System offenses that would bar weapon purchases.

” These kids, they’re arranging, they want action,” an assistant informed Trump.

” I want action too,” he replied, according to another aide. “That’s why I ran for president.”

At the demand of Gov. Rick Scott of Florida, Trump called a lady wounded in the attack and the call appeared to stay on his mind later, as he kept bringing it up with assistants. Last Friday, he checked out a Florida medical facility and satisfied victims, a go to still on his mind when he had supper Saturday night at his Mar-a-Lago estate with his sons, Donald Jr. and Eric; his daughter-in-law Lara; and Fox News commentator Geraldo Rivera.

The president kept in mind that the injuries he saw were more grisly than those portrayed in the films. “He was absolutely frightened by the seriousness, the savagery of those injuries that the kids suffered,” Rivera recalled. “And he kept saying, ‘How do you recuperate from that?'”

Trump mentioned tightening background checks. “He brought up how ridiculous it is that somebody can purchase a gun despite the fact that they’re on the no-fly list,” Rivera stated. Requested for his viewpoint, Rivera suggested raising the minimum age to purchase an attack rifle from 18 to 21.

Eric Trump, who like his bro is a big video game hunter, seemed to push back, noting that there are already more than 300 million weapons in blood circulation in the United States, implying that new limitations may be pointless.

However the president, in defiance of the NRA, has because publicly welcomed the age boost and purchased the Justice Department to develop policies to prohibit bump stocks.

By Thursday, Trump seemed to be following the lead of the NRA again, talking enthusiastically of its proposition to arm extremely trained teachers to fortify schools. Still, Trump has actually taken various views of gun laws before. In “The America We Deserve,” released in 2000 when he quickly ran for the Reform Celebration presidential election, Trump called both significant parties extreme.

” The Republicans stroll the NRA line and refuse even minimal restrictions,” he wrote. “I usually oppose weapon control, however I support the ban on assault weapons and I likewise support a somewhat longer waiting duration to buy a gun.”

Trump owns guns and has actually had a concealed weapon license because 2010. When he set out to win the 2016 Republican governmental election, he was pushed by voters in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina to support gun rights, an experience that aides said hardened his views. He dropped assistance for an assault rifle ban. “I enjoy the NRA,” he declared. “I love the Second Amendment.”

At the White House this week, Trump hosted an emotionally packed session with survivors of the Parkland shooting. Outside the White House, high school students from around the Washington area– consisting of Bennett’s son– collected carrying signs with mottos like “Eliminate the NRA,” and requiring legislation. “No more waiting!” one student said into a microphone.

Whether they alter the outcome, the students have at least altered the argument. “It’s going to be terrible for a long time,” stated Scalise, speaking from experience. “That they want to get more engaged and learn exactly what they can do to help to avoid this I believe is brave.”