Medical professionals say many patients cannot be saved when their injuries are caused by military-style rifles.
Critics have rejected the idea that the shooting could have been averted or mitigated with a larger police department.
“This is not normal,” Ocasio-Cortez said, showing how gun manufacturers’ power has yielded rampant shootings in the U.S.
The hearings will include the testimony of a fourth-grade student who survived the school shooting in Uvalde.
The right-wing West Virginia senator questioned why it was necessary for anyone to own an AR-15.
Officials in Uvalde face increasing accusations of stonewalling the media.
Hoyer is the honorary chair of an invitation-only club supported by the National Sports Shooting Foundation.
The shooting is the latest in a string of attacks that have killed dozens of people over the past few weeks.
Today’s activist athletes are, for the most part, swimming upstream against very strong currents.
“We have to be honest about stopping gun violence before it erupts in the halls of our school,” says Brandon Wolf.