The girl's school is just half an hour away from the Parkland high school where a gunman shot and killed 17 people on Wednesday.
"They immediately start calling that we’ve got to take away the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens. That’s not the right answer,” Cruz said of Democrats on Fox and Friends.
The education secretary also reaffirmed her stance that states and local school districts should determine "the unique security needs in their local schools."
The military has moved quickly to add a backlog of thousands of names to the list after the mass shooting by an ex-serviceman.
Unimpressed with his response, the brave letter-writer wrote to the president a second time.
Los Angeles police say a 15-year-old boy is in critical condition after being shot in the temple.
The former Celebrity Apprentice contestant Jesse James wants to sell Trump his custom .45 pistol.
"The horror of Sandy Hook still resonates, especially with women."
It has been five years since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting — and more than 100 attempts at federal gun reform have failed.
Some males find moral and emotional solace in their firearms.
Pence, who believes in prayer for mass shooting victims, has long been a supporter of the right to bear arms.
President Donald Trump came out strongly against gun control in a South Korean press conference Tuesday.
Several bills have been proposed to address gun violence, but the Senate majority leader said it's "hard to envision a foolproof way" to prevent attacks in America.
No other mass shooting that is among the 10 deadliest in America's modern history happened in a small town
The president was asked if he could consider tighter legislation on firearms.
Armed citizens "absolutely" distracted police when they drew guns during a Colorado Walmart shooting.
Lawmakers outraged by the protections for gun makers recently launched a new effort to repeal them.
A majority of Americans want stricter gun control — but not everyone's convinced Congress can make it happen.