Students Across US Stage Walkouts to Protest Gun Violence

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(Worthy News) - In a wave of demonstrations reaching from Arizona to Maine, students at dozens of U.S. high schools walked out of class on Wednesday to protest gun violence and honor the victims of last week’s deadly shooting in Florida.

The protests spread from school to school as students shared plans for their demonstrations over social media. Many lasted 17 minutes in honor of the 17 people killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.

Hundreds of students from Maryland schools ditched class to rally at the U.S. Capitol. Hundreds more filed out of their schools in cities from Chicago to Austin, Texas, often around the lunch hour. [ Source: CBN News (Read More...) ]

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3 thoughts on “Students Across US Stage Walkouts to Protest Gun Violence

  1. Awesome.

    Just plain awesome.

    Perhaps, this time, the White House won't know how to stop them from forcing their "elected officials" to solve it right.

    We did teach them that Civil Disobedience is/was the way to get er done.

    • These are high school students. This is about public primary and secondary schools (middle and high school) students. Sure, there are many in universities who agree and probably will march also. It's something the antifa has really latched onto, to focus on that has a great deal of support.

      I hear you about the University grounds being a place of too much politicing, esp by professors there and student unions. But this is happening because there teenagers who attend public schools are not safe and haven't been safe (in public schools in the USA) for decades.

      School shootings only increase year by year in the USA with 18 of them so far this year. That averages out to 3 per week, in 2018.

      What happens when men (in Messiah) do not take up their mantel of leadership? God lets women pick up the ball and be responsible as best they can (within God's limits, i.e. as widows can and do). Then, what happens when parents neglect their duties? Well, hopefully, the older brother looks after his younger siblings. There is an order to God's creation and family structure.

      So, too, when a nations rulers (leaders) do not act responsibly. In the case of the USA, the neglect to deal with school shootings (most do not happen on universities) had fallen down onto the heads of the very teens (and their parents, teachers, and law enforcement) who survived this last one in Florida.

      It's a movement because every week, three more school shootings happens and the support for civil marches only grows. They (the teens) lead because no one else has been. Sad, but true.

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