Ottawa students to rally against USA gun violence

Ottawa students to rally against USA gun violence

The U.S. has a gun violence epidemic.

The march starts at noon, with participants gathering on Pennsylvania Avenue near the US Capitol.

"We are committed to advocating for change in our community. and for advocating for us, the people rather than the NRA who pours money into their campaigns every hear", Schulz said.

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to attend.

Torres said she was "infuriated because of the shootings that are becoming normalized".

The White House is applauding "the many courageous young Americans exercising their First Amendment rights" at gun control marches in Washington and in cities around the nation.

According to recent survey data, numerous policy changes proposed by the Parkland students are broadly popular.

"I was born in 1999, so I was born when Columbine happened", Reese said. One other boy was injured in the gunfire.

Jaelynn Willey died after being taken off life support yesterday.

It was the latest in a series of school massacre shootings that have sparked debate over gun restrictions in a country where a citizen's right to bear arms is a bedrock constitutional liberty.

"This is a call to action to our Congress and state legislators", Fanaeiau said.

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They are staying in Virginia with the parents of a student killed in the Virginia Tech shooting in 2007.

Organizers had hoped for a crowd of half a million in Washington.

Around 40 people bundled up in coats and warm sweaters marched from the Danville Community Market up to the Municipal Building on a chilly Saturday morning.

The Trump Administration issued a statement today about the nationwide demonstrations through Deputy Press Secretary Lindsay Walters.

Trump is at his Florida home for the weekend.

Williams' cousin was shot four years ago.

One of the largest gatherings is expected to take place this afternoon at 1 p.m., at San Francisco City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place.

Organizers of the nationwide march are calling on politicians to find a solution to gun violence and mass shootings in the wake of the February 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., where 17 people died.

In Los Angeles, marcher Carly Dutcher, a high school freshman from Studio City, California, said that she was shocked when a theatre teacher showed her and her classmates how they could pull a tampon dispenser off a bathroom wall and use it to battle a school shooter. And check back for full coverage of Saturday's rally in St. Louis.

In Washington, a group of several dozen protesters in tactical gear and bearing a "Don't Tread on Me" flag stood by Federal Bureau of Investigation headquarters, conversing with march demonstrators and enduring the occasional yell or middle finger. Their job is to monitor interactions between protesters and law enforcement.

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