US California high schoolers write gun control legislation, will introduce it to local government

23:06  16 may  2018
23:06  16 may  2018 Source:   thehill.com

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a group of people holding a sign posing for the camera © Provided by The Hill A group of California high schoolers has written their own gun control legislation and plan to introduce it to their local government, the Pasadena Star-News reported.

Students in a government class at Alhambra High School, located outside of Los Angeles, wrote up the resolution in the wake of the mass shooting at a Parkland, Fla. high school earlier this year.

The resolution raises the minimum age to purchase a gun from 18 to 25, requires shooting and safety training for gun owners, stops online sales of firearms and closes the gun show loophole for gun purchases.

The students told the newspaper they had to modify the original version of the legislation, which did away with the Second Amendment entirely, in order to gain more support from the community.

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"We can't just satisfy one side, like politicians who oppose gun control and take big campaign donations from the National Rifle Association," student Alejandro Salazar said.

The students plan to present the measure to their student government, school boards, teachers' union and the City Council over the next few weeks, the Star-News reported.

The Alhambra students were among those who participated in the national walkout to protest gun violence earlier this year after the Parkland shooting.

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