>> 16 year old Rianna Franz is a life long gun enthusiast and the a proud member of a youth shooting club located just about a dozen miles away from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Franz is about the same age as many of the 17 victims killed at the high school nearly two weeks ago by a shooter with an assault rifle.
But unlike many of the survivors of the massacre, teens at this shooting club are against the student-led campaign for tighter gun controls. They see any attempt to ban the kind of AR-15 semi-automatic rifle used in the school shooting as an infringement upon their Second Amendment right to bear arms.
Nicholas Cruz, the 19 year old accused of the killings, also belonged to a shooting club like this one before he was expelled from school. Now many of the Malcolm club members said they're being unfairy associated with the Parkland shooting. 12 year old Darmian Creole said he has been reluctant to discuss his hobby with school friends.
The young Florida gun enthusiast suggests it maybe premature to forecast a victory for the student led movement in turning the tide on the gun debate in America. But other say change is in the air. Emma Gonzalez, one of the Parkland students who formed the Never Again Gun Control Movement surpassed 1 million followers on Twitter on Monday, twice as many as the NRA