Twitter CEO to Trump: We need action on guns, not just prayers

Twitter CEO to Trump: We need action on guns, not just prayers
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is calling on President TrumpDonald TrumpUkraine's president compares UN to 'a retired superhero' Collins to endorse LePage in Maine governor comeback bid Heller won't say if Biden won election MORE to embrace gun control measures supported by the "March for Our Lives" organizers after the shooting at YouTube's headquarters on Tuesday.


"We can’t keep being reactive to this, thinking and praying it won’t happen again at our schools, jobs, or our community spots. It’s beyond time to evolve our policies. This is a simple and reasonable approach, and it won’t solve all, but it’s a good start," Dorsey wrote, linking to a policy platform written by the march's organizers.

Dorsey's message followed the shooting at YouTube's California headquarters, where police say Nasim Aghdam opened fire in the building's courtyard, injuring three employees before killing herself.

Recent mass shootings including the February massacre in Parkland, Fla., which killed 17 people at a high school, have reignited the national conversation around gun control and school safety, with survivors of the Florida attack leading a national campaign to end gun violence.

Trump himself has indicated support for measures including stronger background checks and a ban on bump stocks, but has yet to embrace other aspects of the platform including a ban on assault-style weapons.

Recent polls suggest support for gun control among Americans is holding stronger than past years following the Florida shooting, but has dipped slightly following the nationwide "March for Our Lives" protest last month.