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Cartoonist draws on outrage to cover school shootings

Published 4:23 PM ET, Fri February 16, 2018
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Cartoonist Mike Luckovich has covered mass shootings for decades. "Even though these mass shootings keep happening I haven't run out of ideas. I get so upset about it." (Luckovich.blog.ajc.com) Courtesy Mike Lukovich
Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are demanding tougher gun laws after 17 people were killed at their school. "They're going to be voters soon," Luckovich said. Courtesy Mike Lukovich
"We should not have to worry about our kids going off to school," he said. Luckovich drew this comic after the shooting in Parkland, Florida. Courtesy Mike Lukovich
"We're the greatest country in the world. This is a solvable problem. That's what's so frustrating," Luckovich said. Courtesy Mike Lukovich
"I would love to see Republicans and Democrats just come together and do something for our country -- just put aside the money and the B.S. and just do what is right," he said. Courtesy Mike Lukovich
Luckovich says he thinks keeping "military-grade" weapons out of civilian hands would help reduce the violence. Courtesy Mike Lukovich
"My anger and my shock and sadness really helps propel me and that helps me focus and concentrate," he said. "I really wish I didn't have to." Courtesy Mike Lukovich
"I feel like in my small way I'm making a contribution to the dialogue, and It's really gratifying," he said. Courtesy Mike Lukovich