First-time Candidate Andria Thomas Wants To Be D.C.’s Next Shadow Senator
First-time Candidate Andria Thomas Wants to be D.C.’s Next Shadow Senator
Her bid involves statehood, gun control, and social media.
On March 19, five days before the March for Our Lives brought hundreds of thousands of protesters calling for stronger gun regulations to D.C., Andria Thomas showed up at the office of Florida Senator Marco Rubio with a platoon of children and other parents in tow.
The group’s message to Rubio, who has proposed legislation that would effectively gut the District’s gun laws and permit firearms in schools, was simple: Keep your hands off D.C. The Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Rubio’ …