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March For Our Lives Founder Leaves The Group, Regrets Trying To ‘Embarrass’ Rubio

Seven days after the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, Stoneman Douglas student Cameron Kasky posed a question to Sen. Marco Rubio, the Florida Republican, during a CNN town hall meeting at the BB&T Center in Sunrise.

Cameron Kasky became one of the most recognizable faces of the March For Our Lives Movement after he helped raise millions of dollars in a matter of days for a gun-control rally and confronted Sen. Marco Rubio on television after the nation’s deadliest high school shooting.

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior spent weeks organizing a massive march in Washington that morphed into a nationwide movement and summer bus tour, with an eye toward the upcoming November election.

Now, Kasky is leaving the group.

“I’m proud of everything my friends have done, everything they’re doing, and my focus on opening these conversations to people who disagree with me makes me even more invested in just how important the work they’re doing is,” Kasky said in an email.

Read more at our news partner, the Miami Herald

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