He said previous year he would "never" infringe on the right to keep arms. He had less to say to the grief and sorrow gripping a shocked community and nation after the deadliest school shooting since a gunman attacked an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.
Speakers at the rally on Saturday echoed them.
"Politicians who sit in their gilded House and Senate seats funded by the NRA telling us nothing could ever be done to prevent this - we call BS!" "This is the American carnage", she said. However, Trump secretly rolled-back on the regulations according to NBC. We need to be the ones who say "Never Again", and we need to be the ones who become Gun Sense Voters.
"The least lawmakers can do is vote on something".
In an eloquent essay published online, 17-year-old Cameron Kasky blasted both Republican and Democratic politicians for not doing anything.
Organizers behind the Women's March, an anti-Trump and female empowerment protest, called for a 17-minute walkout on March 14 to "protest Congress' inaction to do more than tweet thoughts and prayers in response to the gun violence plaguing our schools and neighborhoods".
But there is one important thing Trump has done on the issue of gun control during his time in office.
During his brief televised statement, Trump said he wanted to work to "create a culture in our country that embraces the dignity of life", a phrase likely to resonate with his conservative base.
Declaring the nation united and grieving with "one heavy heart", President Donald Trump is promising to tackle school safety and "the hard issue of mental health" in response to the deadly shooting in Florida.
On Feb. 2, 2013, Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield took a former 25-year-old Marine, Eddie Ray Routh, to a shooting range at Rough Creek Lodge, a ranch resort, in what was reportedly an attempt at "bonding and helping Routh cope with what his family members believed was post-traumatic stress disorder".
Speaking to Leonard, Trump said, "That was so modest". The organizers, Florida Gun Shows of Apopka, confirmed to the Miami New Times that the 600-booth show is proceeding as planned from 9 a.m.to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Hundreds of people attended the event at the Dade County fairgrounds, despite calls to cancel it.
What do we know about the suspect?
"How long will we accept weapons of war being used to slaughter our children?" If you're a candidate and don't support universal background checks and other basic common-sense gun reforms, we the people need to make it clear that we'll never support your candidacy.
Cruz may have also left warning signs on social media.