George and Amal Clooney Donate $500K For Gun Control
George and Amal Clooney have announced that they’re making a donation to the upcoming “March for Our Lives” event in the name of their 8-month-old twins Ella and Alexander.
“Amal and I are so inspired by the courage and eloquence of these young men and women from Stoneman Douglas High School,” he said. “Our family will be there on March 24 to stand side by side with this incredible generation of young people from all over the country, and in the name of our children Ella and Alexander, we’re donating $500,000 to help pay for this groundbreaking event.” He added, “Our children’s lives depend on it.”
Five teenagers who survived the school shooting in Florida, which left 17 people dead, announced that on March 24 there will be a march in Washington, D.C. to call for stricter gun laws.
“What we’re trying to do here [with] ‘March For Our Lives’ is say, the adult politicians have been playing around while my generation has been losing our lives,” said Kasky, an 11th grader at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, on Face The Nation. He added, “At the end of the day, this isn’t a red and blue thing. This isn’t Democrats or Republicans. This is about everybody and how we are begging for our lives. We need to make real change here and that’s exactly what we’re going to do.”