Thousands of students are leaving their classrooms for 17 minutes, one for every victim of the Parkland, Fla., school shooting, in a protest demanding more gun restrictions.
All across the country Wednesday, students walked out of class for 17 minutes, one minute for each of the Parkland shooting victims. Some of the students were joined by lawmakers as they called for gun control. CBS News correspondent…
High school students protested gun violence and showed support for improved school safety during walkouts locally and nationwide Wednesday morning. The organized walkouts may have ...
School walkouts were planned throughout the U.S. and as far as Australia, the United Kingdom and Germany.
With an expected turnout in the several hundreds, the midday march and Capitol rally also was to include high schoolers from area suburbs and younger students, along with some parents, school staff and university students.
The local students were part of the National School Walkout, joining their peers from thousands of school districts across the country to demand common sense gun laws and better school safety.
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