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U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson spoke at a forum of high school students and school board members in Tampa Monday. He told the students to keep on demonstrating for gun control . . .
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Sen. Bill Nelson joined a large rally outside the Capitol in solidarity with the National School Walkout and urged students to "keep on speaking out."
"We are grieving in Florida and now you are giving voice to that grief," the Florida Democrat said. "And when you march on March 24, it's going to be a visible expression of the grief that we've been through.
"It's common sense that we should have universal background checks. And it's common sense that we should get the assault rifles and the banana clips off the streets. Keep on marching and keep on speaking out."
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When someone fails a background check while attempting to purchase a gun, that should be reported to state law enforcement as a possible precursor to criminal gun activity, under a bill being pushed by Florida’s U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson and bipartisan group of several other key U.S. senators.
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