Queer people like Parkland's Emma Gonzalez and Pride Fund to End Gun Violence's Jason Lindsay are taking on the gun lobby. We need to follow their lead.
"People of color in inner-cities and everywhere have been dealing with this for a despicably long time," said Emma González, a survivor of the shooting in Florida.
One million followers in less than two weeks. Republicans better hope they won't vote. Source: CNET Twitter is a powerful tool for activists. Just ask 18-year-old Emma González, who has become an outspoken gun control advocate afterShow More Summary
Emma González, one of the outspoken students who survived a Florida high school shooting, is using Twitter to find an audience.
The teen activist wrote a powerful essay urging adults to grow up and push for stricter gun laws.
USA Today reports: A high school senior who survived the mass shooting at Majory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida two weeks ago now has nearly twice as many followers on Twitter as the National Rifle Association. Emma Gonzalez,...Show More Summary
Emma González, who you’ll remember from the “we call BS” speech, has a piece in Harper’s Bazaar. It is really good: Teachers do not need to be armed with guns to protect their classes, they need to be armed with a solid education in order to teach their classes. That’s the only thing that needs […]
Emma Gonzalez, @Emma4Change, joined Twitter last week, and already has amassed more than 955,000 followers.
"A kid calling for sensible gun reform has outnumbered the entire NRA–in just 10 days," one Twitter user remarked.
After the fatal shooting of her fellow classmates, Emma González rose as a voice in support of stronger gun legislation. Since becoming the face of a movement, she’s surpassed the National Rifle Association in at least one area.... The post Florida shooting survivor Emma González now has more...
Parkland massacre survivor Emma Gonzalez reminded CNN viewers Friday night that she and her peers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School aren’t just coming for the National Rifle Association — they’re also marching to the ballot box. Though Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) and other...
In a Twitter video that Emma González posted before the Florida town hall debate on gun reform, González shared the significance of her shaved head.
The gun enthusiast's dishonesty truly knows no bounds. Emma Gonzalez, a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, had a simple question for National Rifle Association (NRA) national spokesperson Dana Loesch during CNN’s gun violence town hall: “Do you believe that it should be harder to obtain the semi-automatic... Show More Summary
"[The shooting] has changed me fundamentally to the core."
The Washington Post profiled Parkland shooting survivor Emma González, whose speech earlier this week went viral on social media. Included in the profile is this detail: González, who identifies as bisexual, is the president of the school’s...Show More Summary
Parkland Student Emma González Also Happens to Be President of Her School’s Gay-Straight Alliance Emma González is one of the loudest gun control voices to come out of the Parkland, Florida, tragedy, where 17 people were killed last week Hornet Stories - Hornet Stories bring you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!
Emma González, a Marjory Stoneman Douglas student, comforts a classmate during a CNN town hall meeting on 21 February. Faced with a furious crowd of Florida students demanding a renewed ban on assault weapons, Republican senator Marco Rubio offered one concession after another.
In the wake of the Florida school shooting, survivors like David Hogg and Emma Gonzalez have become faces of the fight for US gun control -- and targets for far-right pundits and conspiracy theorists who paint the students as puppets of the political left. Show More Summary
Emma Gonzalez’s impassioned plea was about the dangers of bullets and the power of ballots.
Emma González, 18, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, gave an impassioned speech at an anti-gun rally in Fort Lauderdale. Students are speaking out, demanding that politicians act. Many found their voice on Twitter and directly attacked Donald Trump’s strange and distracted online response to the massacre.