>> Protestors led by survivors of the Parkland massacre marched Wednesday on Florida's capital, as students across the country rallied in solidarity.>> We want gun control. We want it now.>> Hundreds from Maryland gathered in Washington, while others in Davy, Florida staged a walkout In Tallahassee, students along with their parents and teachers, called for a ban on assault style weapons.
>> We will not be discouraged. We will not falter. We will not stop this movement because this is more than just us. This is everybody in America. This is for every single kid who fears for their life.>> It's been a week since a gunman killed 17 people, mostly kids, with a semi automatic AR-15 that he legally bought from a licensed gun dealer when he was just 18 years old.
Florida state Senator Bill Galvin has called for a bill to raise the legal age limit for purchasing assault rifles from 18 to 21. But just Tuesday, the Republican controlled Florida House of Representatives blocked to/f measures to introduce a bill that would ban sales of assault style rifles.>> And we will be worthless to you.
>> As the gun debate rages, some of the student activists are finding themselves targets of criticism and conspiracy theories. Students Emma Gonzalez and David Hogg were accused of being actors by State Representative Shawn Harrison's aide Benjamin Kelly. He later was fired. The conservative blog Gateway Pundit suggested the students were representing the FBI's agenda because Hogg's father is a retired FBI agent.
Hogg telling CNN, I'm not a crisis actor. Senator Marco Rubio coming to their defense, tweeting, claiming some of the students on TV after Parkland are actors is the work of a disgusting group of idiots with no sense of decency.