GUN VIOLENCE TESTIMONY ON CAPITOL HILL: Aalayah Eastmond (C), a survivor of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, wipes away tears as she receives a standing ovation while testifying to the House Judiciary Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill February 06, 2019 in Washington, DC. The committee heard testimony from gun violence victims, a trauma doctor, law enforcement officials and others during the first hearing in the House of Representatives on gun violence in eight years.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting survivor David Hogg joins other gun violence survivors and safety advocates for a news conference to introduce legislation to expand background checks for firearm sales in the Rayburn Room of the U.S. Capitol January 08, 2019 in Washington, DC. Eight years to the day that Giffords was shot at a constituent meeting in Tuscon, Arizona, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) unveiled a universal background check bill that House Democrats hope to pass within the first 100 days of the new Congress.
Andrew Pollack (L), whose daughter Meadow Pollack was killed in the mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, sits next to U.S. President Donald Trump as he speaks during a roundtable discussion on school safety and the new Federal Commission on School Safety report with family members of shooting victims, alongside state and local officials, in the Roosevelt Room at the White House on December 18, 2018 in Washington, DC.
A boat carrying angels in memory of those lost during the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School travels along the New River during the 47th annual Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade on December 15, 2018 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Activists hold up signs before the final mile of the 50 Miles More walk against gun violence ending with a rally in front of the Smith and Wesson Firearms factory at the end of their walk on August 26, 2018 in Springfield, Massachusetts. After the Parkland, Florida mass shooting, 50 Miles More was organized to engage young people in the effort to bring about gun reform legislation.
Students walk to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on the first day of school on August 15, 2018 in Parkland, Florida. Former student Nikolas Cruz, 19, is accused of killing 17 students and faculty members at the school on February 14, 2018 during the last school year.
Former MSD student Jammal Lemy (L) and Parkland shooting survivor and activist David Hogg attend 'Women's March Los Angeles hosts March For Our Lives LA: Road to Change & the Parkland survivors & activists' at St. Elmo's Village on July 20, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.
Aly Sheehy, who is a Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting survivor, speaks during a rally in front of Orlando City Hall on June 11, 2018 in Orlando, Florida. Pulse nightclub and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting survivors and their supporters held the rally to demand political leaders stop the epidemic of gun violence as well as reject NRA influence and help the communities around the country that have experienced mass shootings.
People attend the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission meeting at the BB&T Center on June 7, 2018 in Sunrise, Florida. The school safety commission was created after the deadly mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in an effort to address several topics in order to prevent future school shootings.
Manuel Oliver lays next to his wife Patricia Oliver as she holds a picture of their son Joaquin Oliver who was killed in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting as they join with others for a 'die'-in' protest in a Publix supermarket on May 25, 2018 in Coral Springs, Florida. The activists many of whom were students entered the Publix store to protest against the company's support of political candidates endorsed by the National Rifle Association who oppose gun reform. (
(L to R) Aalayah Eastmond, who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and Amy Barasc, executive director of Her Justice organization, look on as New York Governor Andrew Cuomo hands a pen to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) after he signed a gun safety bill at John Jay College, May 1, 2018 in New York City. Governor Cuomo signed a bill ensuring domestic abusers are prohibited from possessing handguns and long guns in New York State. The bill also prohibits anyone with an outstanding warrant, felony, or other serious offenses from receiving or renewing a firearm license.
Palo Verde High School student Jake Grosvenor holds a sign outside the school as he participates in the National School Walkout on the 19th anniversary of the 1999 mass shooting that killed 13 people at Columbine High School on April 20, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Students from Columbine and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida organized the walkout to demand action on gun reform.
Carlitos Rodriguez, a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, speaks during the Vote For Our Lives rally and vigil at Columbine High School on April 19, 2018 in Littleton, Colorado. April 20 marks the 19th anniversary of the Columbine school shootings.
Lori Alhadeff, whose daughter Alyssa Alhadeff, one of 17 people killed in the February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, speaks as Melia Rodriguez holds a picture of Alyssa during a new conference with students from the advisory board of the 17 For Change initiative at the Coral Springs City Hall on March 28, 2018 in Coral Springs, Florida. The initiative, launched in the wake of the shootings, is meant to mobilize people to keep up the momentum for gun law changes say organizers. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)