ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018
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(White House: Jonathan Karl) The White House meeting with President Trump in which the people spoke out about senseless violence in America reviewed; scenes shown. [Parkland, Florida, student Justin GRUBER - says we should feel safe in school.] [His FATHER - says an 18-year-old should not be able to buy a gun.] [Victim's father Andrew POLLACK - speaks out about his daughter being shot: we failed out children: I will not see her again.] [Student Sam ZEIF - recounts losing his best friend & it is so easy to buy a gun.] [Sandy Hook victim's mother Nicole HOCKLEY - says these deaths are preventable.] Possible solutions suggested. [MAN - suggests teachers have guns locked in the classroom.] [TRUMP - talks about if Coach Aaron Feis had been armed.] [Sandy Hook teacher's HUSBAND - questions the responsibility for armed teachers.] The powerful scene at the White House with Trump vowing to work on the background system & age of purchase discussed.
(Studio: David Muir) Student protests across the country in support shown.
(Tallahassee, Florida: Dan Harris) The lobbying mission by the Florida students at the state capital featured; scenes shown of students shouting "never again" & politicians evading questions [Two STUDENTS - speak out.] [State senator Aaron BEAN- says he does not have specifics.] An assertion by Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel all deputies at schools will carry AR-15s discussed.
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