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On One Year Anniversary, Senate Passes Rubio, Scott Resolution Honoring Victims of Parkland Shooting

Feb 14, 2019 | Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, on the one year anniversary of the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, the United States Senate passed a resolution introduced by U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Rick Scott (R-FL). The resolution honors the victims and survivors, expresses gratitude to the emergency medical and health care professionals who responded and cared for the victims, as well as recognizes the strength and resilience of the Parkland community. The resolution passed the Senate unanimously. Ahead of the vote Rubio spoke on the Senate floor to honor the 17 victims of the tragedy.
 
The full text of the resolution is below:
 
Honoring the memory of the victims of the senseless attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School 1 year ago.
 
Whereas, on February 14, 2018, a mass shooting that took the lives of 17 teachers and students took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida;
 
Whereas the people of the United States continue to pray for those who were affected by this tragedy;
 
Whereas President Donald Trump stated: ‘‘No child, no teacher, should ever be in danger in an American school. No parent should ever have to fear for their sons and daughters when they kiss them goodbye in the morning.’’;
 
Whereas the Parkland community has shown strength, compassion, and unity in the past year; and
 
Whereas February 14, 2019, marks 1 year since the horrific attack: Now, therefore, be it
 
Resolved, That the Senate—
 
(1) commemorates the victims killed in the attack and offers heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathies to the families, loved ones, and friends of the victims;
 
(2) honors the survivors and pledges continued support for their recovery;
 
(3) recognizes the strength and resilience of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School community;
 
(4) expresses gratitude to the emergency medical and health care professionals of the Parkland community for their efforts in responding to the attack and caring for the victims and survivors.