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1US Senate

'Get on the Right Side': Shooting Survivors Decry 'Inaction'

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High senior Emma Gonzalez had a message for president Donald Trump and for other politicians on their failure to enact sensible gun laws: "BS." The young students who survived Wednesday's deadly massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have found themselves at the center of the country's tempestuous gun control debate - and they're not shying away.


2Riverview, MI

Man charged with threatening Riverview church over gay conversion therapy program

Brian Carl Begin II of Southgate was charged with a misdemeanor after allegedly making a phone threat directed at Metro City Church of Riverview over its gay conversion therapy program. Photo courtesy of Riverview Police Department Brian Carl Begin II of Southgate was charged with a misdemeanor after allegedly making a phone threat directed at Metro City Church of Riverview over its gay conversion therapy program.


3Rick Scott

Florida teen shooting survivors announce 'March for Our Lives'...

Teen survivors of the school shooting massacre in Florida last week are calling for a march on Washington to demand action on gun control. Student organizers of the protest told ABC News' "This Week" Co-Anchor Martha Raddatz on Sunday that they are determined to use protests and political action to make the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas in Parkland, Florida, a turning point in the national debate over gun control.



White House Supports Better Background Checks After School Shooting

The White House says President Donald Trump supports efforts to improve the federal gun background check system after a school shooting in Florida that killed 17 people. Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday that the president had spoken to Sen. John Cornyn, a Texas Republican, about a bipartisan bill designed to strengthen the FBI database of prohibited gun buyers.


5US News

Students are preparing to head to Florida to push for gun control measures

Some 100 students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School will travel 400 miles to Florida's capital on Tuesday to urge politicians to act to prevent a repeat of the massacre that killed 17 students and teachers last week. The students plan to hold a rally on Wednesday in the hope that it will put pressure on the state's Republican-controlled legislature to consider a sweeping package of gun-control laws, something some GOP politicians said on Monday they would consider.


7Rush University

Trump focus on mental health after school shooting denounced

In a Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 file photo, students hold their hands in the air as they are evacuated by police from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla, after a shooter opened fire on the campus. Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet another mass shooting.


8US Politics

Trump again attacks Obama on Twitter

The Latest on President Donald Trump :President Donald Trump is again attacking his predecessor on Twitter, asking why he didn't do more to prevent Russian election meddling. Demonstrators participate in a "lie-in" during a protest in favor of gun control reform in front of the White House, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, in Washington.


9US Governors

'The View' co-hosts mock Mike Pence's faith, bring flood of complaints to ABC News

ABC News has received over 25,000 calls since 'The View" co-host Joy Behar offended many Christians last week. ABC News has been flooded with more than 25,000 phone calls since "The View" co-hosts mocked Vice President Pence's Christian faith last week, disrespecting the former governor of Indiana for speaking with Jesus and even suggesting he has a "mental illness."


10Bucharest, Romania

Religious protests against gay films show divide in Romania

BUCHAREST, Romania - Religious protesters in Romania have disrupted the screenings of two movies featuring gay themes, saying they violate traditional values. In response, a new screening of the Cannes award-winning movie "120 Beats Per Minute" is going to be held Tuesday in Bucharest.