Politics 101: capitalize on emotion. 

Via the Sun-Sentinel: 

Ohio is poised to become one of the states changing gun laws after the Stoneman Douglas massacre — and the governor has enlisted the help of a Parkland dad to make it happen.

Fred Guttenberg is the father of 14-year-old Jaime Guttenberg, one of the 17 killed in the Feb. 14 Parkland school shooting. He was invited to testify before the Ohio Legislature by Gov. John Kasich, the former presidential candidate.

“He asked me to come and testify about what happened here in Florida and what it’s meant to our community — if red-flag [laws] had existed prior to Feb. 14 the outcome could have been different,” Guttenberg said. “I’ll testify about how it’s working in the state of Florida now that the law has been passed.”

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