Watch: 'Furious' Gen Z lawmaker delivers blistering remarks to GOP following Nashville school shooting
A Democratic Generation Z lawmaker recently offered a blistering rebuke of House Republican lawmakers, describing them as "cowards" in the wake of a school shooting that took place in Nashville, Tenn.
On Monday, March 28, Rep. Maxwell Frost (D-Fla.) weighed in on the shooting which claimed the lives of three teachers and three students.
After reflecting on the shooting, Frost expressed his concern about the laws governing gun violence and the lawmakers who advocate for less restrictive gun legislation.
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“I rise today because I am furious, angry that three kids died today in Nashville, Tennessee,” Frost began. “Angry that hundreds of parents had to cry their eyes out today not knowing if their child would come home from school, and angry that we have to live day after day when we turn on the news and see rampant gun violence claiming life after life.”
“Three kids are dead today and every day that we wait, 100 more people die,” he said. “I pray to God that there are some Republicans in this chamber that can help support my legislation to save lives.”
The Florida lawmaker slammed Republicans who are “bought and paid for by the NRA, that put profits over people, over human lives.”
Frost went on to describe Republicans as “cowards” who advocated for the Parental Bill of Rights and failed to give “a damn about the rights of children to go to their classroom without the fear of being gunned down due to senseless gun violence.”
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