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Thousands of people support students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in a rally for gun control at the Florida capitol (2/21/18).The Florida legislature is poised to pass some of the most sweeping gun control and mental health reforms in more than 20 years. The moves come as lawmakers face pressure from students affected by the Valentine's Day shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.On Valentine's Day, a 19-year-old in Parkland opened fire on his former classmates at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. He killed 14 students, three adults, and injured 14 others. There were warning signs, yet, all, including a tip to the FBI, were missed.That day, school safety measures in place, like school resource officers, restricted access and fencing--all failed.In the wake of the shooting, students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas have mobilized, calling on the legislature to take greater action to prevent school and mass shootings. Lawmakers, it seems, are finally listening.https://youtu.be/6PRPEfu7WPg

Expected Traffic Delays At The Capital For Parkland Students Rally

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Drivers can expect delays at 11 a.m. due to activities for students responding to the mass shooting in Parkland Florida. 

Expect delays due to traffic in Downtown Tallahassee. Hundreds of students will arrive ahead of a now rally at the Capitol in response to the shooting at a Broward High School. FAMU, FSU and Tallahassee police departments will be monitoring roads and events to ensure safety. Major road closures will be on College Avenue and South Monroe Street.