March for Our Lives Protests Occur Nationwide

By Nick Baum

SUNDAY

Yesterday, protests across the nationwide were started in efforts for better gun control, and less school shootings. The March for our Lives campaign was started after 17 students were killed when Nikolas Cruz opened fire in Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

The march itself, organized by student survivors of the shooting, drew in large numbers across the nation, with the largest being in Washington D.C. There was also a rally and concert in Parkland, and was in memoriam for the 17 students whom were killed in the massacre.

The marches themselves also met little to no opposition, despite there being a few counter protests in Washington DC, supporting the second amendment. Speakers at the Washington event included survivors of the shooting, and Martin Luther King’s granddaughter, whom also used his famous “I have a dream” speech to promote more gun control.

Sources: CBS, NJ 12 News

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