Florida Student Blows Up Brian Williams’ Gun Narrative


Amber Athey Podcast Columnist
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A Florida high school student who was at the Parkland shooting on Wednesday blew up Brian Williams’ anti-gun narrative.


Brandon Minoff, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, joined Brian Williams on Wednesday night to discuss the shooting, which killed 17 people.

Williams asked Minoff what recommendations he would make to lawmakers to prevent future shootings, and Minoff’s answer was definitely not what Williams was expecting.

“If you were a lawmaker, an adult in a decision-making position, how would you stop, do you think, the kind of thing that happened today?” Williams asked. “A kid who’d been thrown out, he comes back with a weapon, and takes out whatever grievance he’s been walking around with in his head.”

“Gun-wise I don’t think there’s any way to prevent it,” Minoff asserted. “You outlaw guns it just creates a higher demand for it.”

“I think it has to do with mental health, though,” he continued. “If he’s been expelled three different times from three different schools, I think he needs to be helped out.”

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