Father of Parkland victim ejected from State of the Union after protesting

Fred Guttenberg, whose daughter was killed during a 2018 school shooting, was removed from House chamber on Tuesday night after yelling at President TrumpDonald John TrumpWith VP pick, Biden can't play small ball in a long ball world Coronavirus hits defense contractor jobs Wake up America, your country doesn't value your life MORE during the State of the Union.

An individual could be heard screaming at Trump from the gallery above the chamber as the president spoke about Second Amendment rights, before being quickly removed by Capitol Police.

The protestor, according to multiple reports, was Guttenberg, whose daughter, Jaime Guttenberg, was killed in the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla., in 2018.

Guttenberg's comments were partially drowned out by GOP lawmakers who were applauding Trump's line. But some reporters in the gallery characterized him as speaking about "victims of gun violence."

Guttenberg was at the State of the Union as a guest of House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiSunday shows preview: Lawmakers, state governors talk coronavirus, stimulus package and resources as pandemic rages on Attacking the Affordable Care Act in the time of COVID-19 DC argues it is shortchanged by coronavirus relief bill MORE (D-Calif.). 


His actions quickly got support from other gun control groups and activists, who publicly backed Guttenberg on social media. 

Guttenberg has been a vocal advocate for gun control since the shooting, and has called out a number of Republican lawmakers for their record on guns.

Guttenberg previously grabbed headlines in late 2018 after he tried to shake then-Supreme Court nominee Brett KavanaughBrett Michael KavanaughCoronavirus isn't the only reason Congress should spend less time in DC Progressives urge Democrats to hear from federal judge deeply critical of Roberts, conservatives Trump Jr. says he inherited 'Tourette's of the thumbs' from his father MORE's hand during a hearing on his Supreme Court nomination.

Kavanaugh, who came under scrutiny for his views on gun rights, did not shake his hand.