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 TrumpDeSantis on Florida schools reopening: 'If you can do Walmart,' then 'we absolutely can do schools' NYT editorial board calls for the reopening of schools with help from federal government's 'checkbook' Mueller pens WaPo op-ed: Roger Stone 'remains a convicted felon, and rightly so' 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 PelosiAs coronavirus surges, Trump tries to dismantle healthcare for millions Sunday shows preview: Coronavirus poses questions about school safety; Trump commutes Roger Stone sentence Pelosi plans legislation to limit pardons, commutations after Roger Stone move 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 KavanaughRoberts court tempers conservative expectations OVERNIGHT ENERGY: WH pushed for 'correction' to Weather Service tweet contradicting Trump in 'Sharpiegate' incident, watchdog says | Supreme Court rules that large swath of Oklahoma belongs to Native American tribe Five takeaways from Supreme Court's rulings on Trump tax returns 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.