PARKLAND, FLA. (WSVN) - A survivor of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is asking tourists planning on coming to Florida for Spring Break to boycott their visits until gun legislation is passed.
“Let’s make a deal DO NOT come to Florida for spring break unless gun legislation is passed. These [politicians] won’t listen to us so maybe [they’ll] listen to the billion dollar tourism industry in FL. #neveragain,” wrote shooting survivor and now-activist David Hogg.
Hogg, 17, sent out a follow-up tweet, telling tourists to instead pay a visit to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.
“Better Idea: Spend your spring break in Puerto Rico, it’s a beautiful place with amazing people. They could really use the economic support that the government has failed to provide,” he said.
Since the tragedy, Hogg has become a voice advocating for increased gun control laws and pushing for people to boycott the National Rifle Association.
During a press conference on Friday, Gov. Rick Scott proposed a list of changes to Florida’s current gun laws.
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