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Demonstrators Call For Action On Gun Violence Epidemic

Sidney Johnson

People at today’s rally demanded change to prevent gun violence, at times speaking directly to Congress.  

Some say they’re hopeful this time is different, as they call for action in the wake of mass shootings and community gun violence.  

Across the country, and in the nation’s capital, thousands of people converged for March For Our Lives rallied.

The second event of its kind since 2018, when the youth-led movement started after 17 people were killed at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.  

“Because this isn’t about politics. It’s about morality. Not right and left, but right and wrong, and that doesn’t just mean ‘thoughts and prayers,’ that means courage and action,” said Yolanda Renee King.

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