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February 21st, 2018 by Mike Vasilinda

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Student March Package

Edius 1
Anchor Lead
An estimated Five thousand students and protestors marched on to the Capitol, demanding lawmakers pass meaningful gun control legislation. As Jake Stofan tells us Democratic lawmakers were joined by survivors of the Valentines Day school shooting in their call to action.
Supers:
0:15-0:27 Erfaan Mahmoodi
FSU Student, Jacksonville
0:35-0:46 Rachel Catania
Sophomore, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
0:49-0:55 Sheryl Acquaroli
Junior, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
0:55-1:01 Jake Stofan
1:07-1:10 Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith
(D) Winter Park
1:16-1:18 Rep. Janet Cruz
(D) Tampa
Runs: 1:30
Anchor Tag
The students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School will be leaving the Capitol tonight, but the movement they’ve created seems to only be gaining traction. The students are also planing a march on Washington next month.
Student March Package Script
Hundreds of students made the 20 minute march from FSU to the Capitol.
Nat pop chant: “What do we want? Gun control!”
Students from FSU, FAMU and around the state came to show support for the movement that began with the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School..
SOT: Erfaan Mahmoodi
FSU Student, Jacksonville
“I don’t want to be scared for my kids when my time comes to be a parent. I don’t want to be scared for them when I leave them at school, when they go out to the movies, that they might get hurt in something like this.”
Students from the high school took to the podium surrounded by Democratic lawmakers, demanding action from the GOP controlled Legislature.
SOT Rachel Catania
Sophomore, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
“If the government thinks something is not going to change they’re sadly mistaken. No person should have to go through what my peers and I went through. How many more innocent people have to die before we make a change.”
NAT SOT CHANT
SOT Sheryl Acquaroli
Junior, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
“You will not turn these 17 human beings into a statistic!”
Jake
“Tensions here are high, as are emotions. Protesters feared counter protests, but they never happened.”
The Legislators spoke directly to the Republican majority, which has blocked their attempts at reform for years.
SOT Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith
(D) Winter Park
“Are we gonna get a &%*& hearing?!”
House minority leader Janet Cruz went as far to say the Legislative process in the state was…
SOT Rep. Janet Cruz
(D) Tampa
“It’s Bull $#%@!”
The goal of achieving an outright ban on assault rifles is slim to none, instead lawmakers will focus on mental health and background checks.
 
 
Gun Bills  Package
Edius 1
For the second day in a row, state lawmakers passed on debating an assault rifle ban as dozens of survivors from last weeks school shooting watched. As Mike Vasilinda tells us, legislative leaders say the debate will happen…but just not yet.
Supers: Tallahassee
0:09-0:10 Nat sot
0:22-0:24 Sot: Sen. Joe Negron
Senate President
0:28-0:30 Sot: Sen. Joe Negron
Senate President
0:30-0:35 Sot: Sen. Gary Farmer
D-Broward
0:36-0:41 Mike Vasilinda Standup
0:48-0:54 Sot: Alondra Gittelson 
MSD Junior
1:00-1:05 Sot: Richard Corcoran
House Speaker
1:05-1:13 Sot: Ryan Deitsch
MSD Student
1:15-1:24Sot: Delaney Tarr
MSD Student
Runs 1:33
Anchor tag: The Governor has promised to announce his plans to prevent future shootings on Friday. Legislative leaders say the conversations at the Capitol have been on going since the shooting.
Guns Bills Package Script: 
At it’s first meeting since the deaths at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High, the Florida Senate paid tribute to the victims…through a slide show to a moment of silence. 
Nat sot: “Please Rise”.
Two gun bills, including one allowing concealed carry in churches, were on the agenda…until controversial amendments banning assault rifles and adding waiting periods were filed.
Sot: Sen. Joe Negron
Senate President
“Show the next bill temporarily postponed.”
Amendment sponsor Gary Farmer,, wanted to know when the bills would come up. 
Sot: Sen. Joe Negron
Senate President
“Today, the bill has been temporarily postponed.”
Sot: Sen. Gary Farmer
D-Broward
“Should we be surprised?”
Q:”Are they afraid of the debate?”
“Yeah, Yeah, they are afraid of the debate, I think.”
Mike Vasilinda Standup
“Senate sponsors say they will keep trying to amend an assault ban on any gun bill that goes to the Senate floor.”
In a long Q&A with theStudents, the House Speaker defended the procedural vote, taking dozens of tough questions.
Sot: Alondra Gittelson 
MSD Junior
“The AR-15 did so much damage. How is an individual in society allowed to acquire such a gun?”
In the end he said an assault rifle ban wasn’t likely, but money should be no object.
Sot: Richard Corcoran
House Speaker
“If its 200 million, its 200 million. The issue is not the number, the issue is solving the problem.”
And the admittedly exhausted students said they were tired of what they were hearing.
Sot: Sot: Ryan Deitsch
MSD Student
“They’re using political double talk as much as they can.”
And they added a warning.
1:15-1:24Sot: Delaney Tarr
MSD Student
“The people around us failed us, and if the continue to fail us, they will no longer be in office. Because soon we will be given the ability to vote, and we will vote them out.”
Whether or not they win a ban this year, it’s clear the Students have put an exclamation point on the gun debate.
Student March LOOK LIVE
Edius 1
Anchor Lead
Thousands of students and protestors marched on to the Capitol, demanding lawmakers pass meaningful gun control legislation. As Jake Stofan tells us Democratic lawmakers were joined by survivors of the Valentines Day school shooting in their call to action.
Supers:
0:00-0:09 Jake Stofan
0:18-0:22 Rachel Catania
Sophomore, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
0:23-0:29 Sheryl Acquaroli
Junior, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
0:35-0:39 Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith
(D) Winter Park
0:44-0:47 Rep. Janet Cruz
(D) Tampa
0:47-0:59 Jake Stofan
Anchor Tag
The students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School will be leaving the Capitol tonight, but the movement they’ve created seems to only be gaining traction. The students are also planing a march on Washington next month.
Student March LOOK LIVE Script
Look live in
“Tensions here are high, as are emotions. Protesters feared counter protests, but they never happened.”
Students from the high school took to the podium surrounded by Democratic lawmakers, demanding action from the GOP controlled Legislature.
SOT Rachel Catania
Sophomore, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
“How many more innocent people have to die before we make a change.”
NAT POP CHANT
SOT Sheryl Acquaroli
Junior, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
“You will not turn these 17 human beings into a statistic!”
The Legislators spoke directly to the Republican majority, which has blocked their attempts at reform for years.
SOT Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith
(D) Winter Park
“Are we gonna get a &%*& hearing?!”
House minority leader Janet Cruz went as far to say the Legislative process in the state was…
SOT Rep. Janet Cruz
(D) Tampa
“It’s Bull $#%@!”
Look Live Out
“The goal of achieving an outright ban on assault rifles is slim to none, instead lawmakers will focus on mental health and background checks.”
 
 
Gun Bills  LOOK LIVE
Edius 1
For the second day in a row, state lawmakers passed on debating an assault rifle ban as dozens of survivors from last weeks school shooting watched. As Mike Vasilinda tells us, legislative leaders say the debate will happen…but just not yet.
Supers:
0:00-0:09 Mike Vasilinda
0:15-0:22 Alondra Gittelson 
MSD Junior
0:28-0:47 Sot: Richard Corcoran
House Speaker
0:48-0:56 Mike Vasilinda 
Anchor Tag: During a lengthy news conference, student after student vowed to come back to the Capitol as often as necessary to make an assault rifle ban a reality in their lifetime.
Guns Bills Look Live Script:
MV:”The majority of the students from Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School did not march and did not take part in a rally. They were here, inside the Capitol, talking to lawmakers
In a long Q&A with theStudents, the House Speaker defended the procedural vote, taking dozens of tough questions.
Sot: Alondra Gittelson 
MSD Junior
“The AR-15 did so much damage. How is an individual in society allowed to acquire such a gun?”
In the end he said an assault rifle ban wasn’t likely, but money should be no object.
Sot: Richard Corcoran
House Speaker
“If its 200 million, its 200 million. The issue is not the number, the issue is solving the problem.”
Q:This was an extradorinary session, I thought, did you feel that way to have this exchange with the students?”
“Yes, it was extraordinary, and it was a great honor to have it open up with one of the students on campus telling us of her harrowing experience.”
MV:”And the day will end for the students with Governor Rick Scott. He’s set aside two hours to meet with them.”

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