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Parkland Student Recalls School Shooting at Brett Kavanaugh Hearing

Aalayah Eastmond, a student from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Florida, has expressed concerns about Judge Brett… read more

Aalayah Eastmond, a student from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Florida, has expressed concerns about Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court after he refused to shake hands with the father of one of the students killed at the school on Valentine's Day. Seventeen students and staff members died when Nikolas Cruz opened fire at the school on February 14. She recounted in detail to lawmakers on the Judiciary Committee how the lifeless body of her dead classmate, Nicholas Dworet, shielded her from Cruz's gunfire. She also talked about gun violence in her community and the lack of trust many communities of color feel toward law enforcement. She urged lawmakers to ban assault weapons, including the AR-15, which Cruz used in the shooting. She also asked them to remember her story when they consider Judge Kavanaugh's record and whether he should sit on the Court. "He needs to listen to us because our lives are just as important as any American's right to ow close

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