Day: February 22, 2018

Shooting survivors endure new assault _ from online trolls

One student was teased about being a “brown, bald lesbian.” Another was the target of conspiracy theorists who claimed he was really an actor. When a group of teens posed for a photo, they were accused of lapping up attention from the cameras and “partying like rock stars.” Just days after watching their classmates die, […]

Spokesperson denies any NRA responsibility in Florida shooting

The national spokesperson for the National Rifle Association delivered a heated speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday, denying the NRA had any responsibility for last week’s mass shooting at a Parkland, Fla. high school. “We will not be gaslighted into thinking that we’re responsible for a tragedy that we had nothing to do […]