California teens “demand a plan”, add appeal for more counselors, health care

In the wake of the murder of 20 children and 6 staff at a school in Newtown, CT, nearly two weeks ago, 800 mayors and 800,000 supporters have signed on so far to Demand A Plan, an appeal organized by Mayors Against Illegal Guns to stop gun violence. Last week, a group of California teens put together their own video to complement the Demand a Plan video in which artists — including Beyonce, Jamie Foxx, Carey Mulligan and Jason Bateman —  appeal to President Obama and the nation.

The teens go beyond demanding a plan to ask for more counselors, mentors, and health care in their schools. “If I mess up or have problems, give me

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