News with Ed -- February 19, 2018
Debate: Will the NRA respond to political pressure on gun reform?
In the wake of the Florida shooting, activism is now being leveraged in the fight for justice as a way of pushing for substantive reform. RT America’s Ed Schultz discusses this further with former Florida congressman Alan Grayson, former Georgia state representative LaDawn Jones, and conservative commentator Steve Malzberg.
‘This is a life-changing event’ – student on Florida shooting
In the aftermath of the horrific shooting in Florida, some are saying this shooting and the impact it's having on America's youth may bring forth a sea change in dealing with gun violence. Student activists from the around the country are sending the message to Congress that something has to be done. For more, RT America’s Ed Schultz spoke with student Joshua Gallagher.
‘Heartbreaking to walk past these crosses’ – mother of student in Florida shooting
There is a memorial at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, outside of where the Valentine’s Day massacre took place. People from around the area are gathering to pay their respects and pay homage to the lives lost. RT America’s Ed Schultz speaks with local resident and mother Dana Albury.