ABC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 25, 2018
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(Capitol Hill: Stephanie Ramos) The gun debate in the wake of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, examined; details given about the NRA position on age restrictions, banning bump stocks. [On Fox, voice of President TRUMP - talks about gun age limits & concealed permits for teachers.] [On "This Week," NRA spokeswoman Dana LOESCH- says no to any ban; defends gun owners.] [Teacher Ashley KURTH- opposes arming teachers.] The corporate backlash against the NRA outlined on screen.
(Studio: Tom Llamas) The return of students to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School noted.
(Parkland, Florida: Kenneth Moton) The situation on campus now featured; scenes shown from the school; details given of the issue of suspending Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel for ignoring warnings about shooter Nikolas Cruz & reports deputies waited instead of acting. [Student's father Howard KROOKS- says no progression on guns or safety has been made.] [Student Michelle DITTMEIER- reacts.] [ISRAEL - defends the actions taken except for resource officer Scott Peterson.] The time for returning to classes discussed.
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