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“I am scared there will be gun violence on the march ... but this is why we need to march,” said one student who survived the attack in Parkland, Fla.
More than 800 events are scheduled worldwide, according to the gun control group Everytown. The largest marches are expected in U.S. cities, and a demonstration is planned in Parkland, Fla.
Trump spokeswoman Lindsay Walters said “keeping our children safe is a top priority of the President’s.”
“The media would have completely and utterly ignored your story,” Colion Noir of NRA TV said, claiming the teens are promoting the stripping of Second Amendment rights.
“You are not only the future—you are the conscience of America and you can change the direction of our nation."
— Sen. Chris Van Hollen on Twitter
“Today, we grab our signs, we lace our shoes, and we get ready to roar. See ya there."
— Parkland student Delaney Tarr on Twitter
“So inspired after talking to the students pouring into DC from across the country this morning. The future is bright.”
— D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser on Twitter
“I'm ready to change America and save lives are you?”
— Parkland student David Hogg on Twitter
“History in the making.”
— Parkland student Jaclyn Corin on Twitter
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A family of North Korean defectors hugs in a hotel room after escaping from the country. (Paula Bronstein for The Post)
A family of North Korean defectors hugs in a hotel room after escaping from the country. (Paula Bronstein for The Post)
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The Fix
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It's the first documented case of killer whale infanticide, according to a study published in Scientific Reports.
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