“If this was a normal year, I would probably be spending it preparing for the SAT or going to a movie theater with friends. But I lost all normality on February 14th; I lost all innocence,” she told a group of about two dozen volunteers outside Kim’s Willingboro campaign office.
“New Jersey needs to be a national leader for our country and at the forefront of common-sense gun reform ... Please do not wait until you are infested with this disease of gun violence before preventing its occurrence, because it doesn’t matter whether you live in the safest city or the safest state for that matter. Because I did. I lived in the safest city in Florida. But now I live in the town where one of the worst school shootings in American history occurred,” Betaieb added.