Emma is a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Yes, that’s the school where 17 students and teachers were murdered Feb. 14 by one disturbed young man with an assault weapon.
Joseph Milord wrote about 18-year-old Emma in a new post for the elitedaily.com blog. She is one of several MSDHS students who have become prominent activists for gun control following the massacre.
“Through her numerous appearances at televised rallies and in interviews, that senior has made the question worth asking: Who is Emma Gonzalez?” Milord wrote. “The short answer? Gonzalez is a Parkland survivor who is so steeped in activism that she now is considering deferring her first year of college.”
Emma is one of several MSDHS students who formed the "Never Again" movement. She was recruited into the band of pro-gun-control students three days after the shooting, Milord says.
That is when she delivered a speech she had written on the same day before a rally in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. During the speech, she prompted the crowd to repeat a refrain that would go viral: "We call B.S."
Find out more about this amazing young lady by reading the complete post: “Who is Emma Gonzalez?”
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