“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.
Protesters from Los Angeles to London marched, held signs and chanted during “sibling marches” of the March for Our Lives rally.
“The media would have completely and utterly ignored your story,” Colion Noir of NRATV said, claiming the teens are promoting the stripping of Second Amendment rights.
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The youth led the rally, but alongside them were teachers, some of whom traveled from across the country, who said they witness each day how fear and violence puncture their students’ lives.
“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
“Protest is good way of making a point, but making a change will require both sides finding common ground."
— Sen. Marco Rubio 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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Capital Weather Gang
The D.C. area is stuck with cool conditions this weekend as temperatures remain 10 to 15 degrees below normal.
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