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FRED GUTTENBERG, parent

February 11, 2019
Fred Guttenberg, speaks in front of photos of his daughter Jaime who was killed in the Parkland, Florida, school shootings, during a news conference, Thursday, May 24, 2018, in Miami. Guttenberg and the family of Alex Schachter, another student killed at Parkland, are suing American Outdoor Brands and the store Tactical Supply, claiming they are complicit in the use of an AR-15 style rifle to kill 14 students and three staff members at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14. The lawsuit also calls into question a 2001 Florida law that prohibits state and local governments from suing gun manufacturers if their products are used in unlawful ways. The law doesn't mention lawsuits by victims or their families. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Guttenberg, whose 14-year-old daughter Jaime was killed, has become an outspoken advocate for gun control and liberal causes. He drew national attention when he approached new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh during his confirmation hearing and extended his hand, only to have Kavanaugh walk away. Guttenberg was part of the transition team for new state Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried, Florida’s only statewide Democratic officeholder.

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