Students to Walk Out Nationwide Protesting Gun Violence

In nearly 3,000 protests nationwide, students from the elementary to college level are taking up the call in a variety of ways.

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From Maine to Hawaii, students planned to walk out of school Wednesday to protest gun violence in the biggest demonstration yet of the student activism that has emerged in response to last month’s massacre of 17 people at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. In nearly 3,000 protests nationwide, students from the elementary to college level are taking up the call in a variety of ways. Some planned roadside rallies to honor shooting victims and…

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