On March 14, thousands of students all across America staged a 17-minute walkout — one minute for every victim of the Valentine’s Day massacre in Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The same day, the House passed the narrowly focused STOP School Violence Act of 2018 (H.R. 4909). NEA urged Congress to take additional common-sense steps to end the uniquely American epidemic of gun violence and keep dangerous weapons out of dangerous hands.
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