A note is on the fence of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, after the mass shootings in Parkland, Florida.
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The families of the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School where a former student allegedly killed 17 people in February-have banded together to form a political action committee (PAC), against the National Rifle Association (NRA) and the candidates it backs up.
To remove the families Versus the assault rifle of the PAC or FAMSVARPAC — “aims” of the NRA, our political system, and then an amendment to the National Firearms Act of 1934 included a ban on assault weapons, a bump-stock and high-capacity magazines”, according to its website.
Jeff Kasky two children were reported in Parkland, Florida, high school, the day of the shooting, WPEC-TV. One of his children, Cameron, a March for our lives-activist since the tragedy.
“The NRA has acted as a political party in this country for TOO LONG,” Jeff Kasky said on Twitter on Wednesday. “Politicians from both parties accept dirty NRA blood [money] will pay the price.”
Thank you!!! Our mission is simple and clear. The NRA has acted as a political party in this country for far TOO LONG. Politicians from both SIDES of the dirty NRA blood – $ accept to pay the price. We need to take members @ $17 our country back from these GHOULS! https://t.co/S0zlW95l6o https://t.co/31LlagW5QX
— Jeff Kasky (@JeffKasky) May 31, 2018
Kasky told WPEC, the super-PAC does not support candidates, but against those who money from the NRA.
“We change the law to echo the words from the March for our lives:” Either, or change the lawmakers.’ We plan to do both,” FAMSVARPAC said on its website.
The PAC calls for donations of $17 to shoot in honor of the 17 victims of the Parkland. The money will be used to campaign against the NRA-supported political candidates, WPEC reported.
According to the Miami Herald, the super PAC registered with the Federal government on the 18th-the same day 10 people died in a killing spree in Texas.
Kasky, has not yet Fox News ” request for comment Thursday afternoon returned.
Kaitlyn Schallhorn is a Reporter for Fox News. You can follow her on Twitter @K_Schallhorn.