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Students "March For Our Lives" with calls to end gun violence

24 March 2018

During an anti-gun rally in Florida shortly after the shooting, Gonzalez established a catchphrase for the movement: "We call B.S". "Congress must take meaningful action to keep us safe". But they have opposed banning specific types of weapons or raising the age to legally buy guns. Tim Kaine, along with several students, are scheduled to speak at the event.

Set up in front of KC's library Thursday morning, the members of the school's Diversity Alliance welcomed students passing between classes in singles, pairs and small groups, eager to trade treats for a few moments" conversation, a signature and another perspective on the "March For Our Lives'.

"I am here today to acknowledge and represent the African American girls whose stories don't make the front page of every national newspaper, whose stories don't lead the evening news", Naomi said to cheers.

Students last week staged nationwide walkouts from classrooms. He was going to be someone. Newman has a close connection to BRAVE's cause: His 16-year-old brother Randell Young was killed in spring 2016.

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"He was really smart". In New Jersey, parents reportedly plan to rally for armed security officers in schools. And for these young people, the impact of shootings go beyond losing friends and loved ones. They say "no more", and they said it using poetry, music and dance.

"College students, high school students, we have elementary and middle school students as well that all came together for the organizing, so we have a plethora", he said.

All the students in the school's anti-gun violence group said it's impossible to talk about guns, without talking about race.

"It's not right that they're just ignoring us when we ask them for help and to change gun laws to prevent this from happening", Giancarlo said. The movement they are leading, which mushroomed after the recent school shooting in Parkland, Fl. We will no longer tolerate the mass slaughter of our citizens, be they children in schools, worshippers in church, or innocent people attending concerts, movies, or nightclubs, or just in their neighborhoods or homes.

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"Of course everyone is going to die at some point but we shouldn't be living in this fear", Goshay said. On Friday morning, numerous Parkland survivors arrived at the Capitol, where gun control efforts have fizzled for years, even as the list of mass shootings grows longer.

"Our generation is the generation of change".

"If you (elected officials) don't want to do your jobs, we'll push you to retirement".

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