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Parkland Dad On a Mission to Destroy the Gun Lobby

The recent suicides in Parkland are putting a spotlight on the trauma of gun violence. Fred Guttenberg, whose daughter Jaime was killed in the school shooting, talks to Brut about survivor's guilt and his fight for gun safety.

04/24/2019 10:20 AMupdated: 04/24/2019 1:31 PM

248 comments

  • Jeff M.
    02/17/2021 17:44

    more guns, teachers with guns. guns save lives

  • عدنان ر.
    02/16/2021 13:36

    All this elite Mafia In govt part of this gun mafia & it’s impossible to lock them up ! Your effort is very genuine & Noble , May GOD help you in that ! Sorry for your loss

  • Petey M.
    02/15/2021 14:55

    Dude, all you're doing is putting more guns in the hands of criminals. I am so sorry for your loss. It's gut wrenching. But , with your actions, as well meaning as they are, more parents are gonna have one less child come home. Redirect your efforts to supporting mental health programs in schools, anti bullying awareness and keeping criminals locked up and educating people about firearms and firearm safety.

  • Mike C.
    02/15/2021 06:58

    You know this wasn't a thing until Columbine,after that made those kids famous in a world that tolerates bullying it was bound to happen again,Schools should teach on compassion and understanding of people who are different and I'm not just talking the color of their skin, since that shooting their have been attempts at open shooters all have been foiled by armed police and teachers but you don't see that on the news because that's bad for the gun haters to have guns looked at in a good light but if it makes you feel better about your life to create a unstoppable shooter in the future go ahead and make a name for yourself.

  • Bryce P.
    02/15/2021 03:30

    Very sorry for your loss but your fighting a fight against the one thing that can protect the kids. A good guy with a gun. If the resource officers had done their job then this would have been less tragic or even not happen at all. If you take the gun the mentally unstable kid will just bring knives,machete, bomb, a car etc.

  • Marcel d.
    02/14/2021 22:39

    What a strong person. I would go crazy and don't know what i would do if that would be my daughter. Good luck with your quest

  • JJ L.
    02/14/2021 21:50

    Welcome

  • Monica D.
    02/14/2021 20:27

    I am so sorry for your loss may God be with you always doing these heartbreaking times 😭

  • Allan G.
    02/14/2021 19:32

    Until the crooks in Washington and across the country called politicians are done away with you will never get rid of guns! As we just saw there is no Justice so everyone believes the only Justice served is by the gun in their hand!

  • Scott M.
    02/14/2021 19:24

    While your child was tragically being killed, the armed school resource officer and 2 other responding officers, were on video hiding behind their cars outside. They didn’t even try to go in and stop it. Then the police chief gets on TV and says he’s proud of the officers. They did nothing wrong. It’s the old guns in my closet that are the real problem, he assured me. They also neglected to mention the school and the local police force disregarded and ignored the 30 plus calls and warnings, and tips, some from even the FBI, that this kid was about to blow. Complete and utter failure from local and state offices in this case that could have prevented the entire incident.

  • Jim B.
    12/28/2020 09:39

    Good then we can fight and destroy the alcohol and tobacco lobby and make alcohol illegal, as well as fast food, since those kill tens of thousands more per year.

  • Christine R.
    08/29/2020 17:30

    We should have the right to own guns and rifles to protect home , family and our property. Criminals will always find wats to obtain guns , because they do not go through legal channels to obtain them. We don't need any military type weapons to be owned by citizens. If someone comes on my property to cause harm to me or my family , you can bet they will be meeting a gun in their face. First call 911 , but if no one comes then you are on your own so you better have a plan.

  • Marcy B.
    08/26/2020 23:21

    Keep fighting the fight. Be Strong..

  • Lin A.
    08/26/2020 13:02

    i am so deeply sorry for your loss.

  • Ted H.
    08/26/2020 10:01

    It’s easier to move to another country than fight for gun reform in the US which will never happen. It’s a land of confusion over there. There are just wayyyy too many ignorant people there. It’s like trying to get women’s rights in some backward Middle Eastern country. As guns are like a religion to you US dumbbells

  • Pamela M.
    08/26/2020 02:30

    OH MAN I CAINT STOP CRYING 😢😢😢!!!!! I'M SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS!!!!! I STAND BY YOU SIR 200% NO PARENT SHOULD EVER HAVE TO BURY THEIR CHILD!!😢😢

  • Carmen B.
    08/26/2020 02:19

    I'm so sorry four your heart blessing to u.

  • Theresa R.
    08/25/2020 21:36

    Americans do not require these weapons in our society. Many civilized countries do not have this level of gun violence. They have common sense laws to protect the public against gun violence. It’s to protect the masses from non-sensible gun ownership.

  • Zach C.
    08/25/2020 20:52

    Will you give Andrew Pollack the same air time?

  • Bobby R.
    08/25/2020 19:59

    Well here in missouri, we are more than prepared to fight for gun rights. Come and take em

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