Scenes From Student Walkouts Against Gun Violence

March 14th, 2018, marks one month since the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
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March 14th, 2018, marks one month since the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. To commemorate the tragedy, survivors and student activists from nearly 3,000 schools across the country walked out of class to demand stricter laws on gun control. Throughout the morning, students honored the 17 victims of the shooting and held up signs in peaceful protests to demonstrate support of the #NeverAgain and #Enough movements.

Below, photographs of the student walkouts.

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Students at Philadelphia High School of Creative and Performing Arts, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, participate in a walkout to address school safety and gun violence.

Students at Philadelphia High School of Creative and Performing Arts, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, participate in a walkout to address school safety and gun violence.

Thousands of local students march down Pennsylvania Avenue during the walkout in Washington, D.C.

Thousands of local students march down Pennsylvania Avenue during the walkout in Washington, D.C. 

Students in Washington, D.C., sit for 17 minutes in honor of the 17 people killed in Parkland last month.

Students in Washington, D.C., sit for 17 minutes in honor of the 17 people killed in Parkland last month.

A student holds up a sign for greater gun violence prevention legislation in Washington, D.C.

A student holds up a sign for greater gun violence prevention legislation in Washington, D.C. 

Students hold up signs demanding stricter gun control in front the White House in Washington, D.C.

Students hold up signs demanding stricter gun control in front the White House in Washington, D.C. 

Students from Lane Technical College Preparatory High School hold signs in Chicago, Illinois.

Students from Lane Technical College Preparatory High School hold signs in Chicago, Illinois.

A supporter displays a placard at Venice High School in Los Angeles, California.

A supporter displays a placard at Venice High School in Los Angeles, California. 

A student places a memorial ribbon on her shorts, at Venice High School in Los Angeles, California.

A student places a memorial ribbon on her shorts, at Venice High School in Los Angeles, California.

Students from Venice High School in Los Angeles, California, wear shirts in honor of the Parkland victims.

Students from Venice High School in Los Angeles, California, wear shirts in honor of the Parkland victims. 

A banner with the names of the 17 Parkland victims is displayed at Venice High School in Los Angeles, California.

A banner with the names of the 17 Parkland victims is displayed at Venice High School in Los Angeles, California.

James Logan High School students hold signs honoring students killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School as they observe a moment of silence during a walk out demonstration in Union City, California.

James Logan High School students hold signs honoring students killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School as they observe a moment of silence during a walk out demonstration in Union City, California.

James Logan High School students stage a demonstration in Union City, California.

James Logan High School students stage a demonstration in Union City, California.

Students in Union City, California, walk out of their classrooms to show solidarity for the 17 killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

Students in Union City, California, walk out of their classrooms to show solidarity for the 17 killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

Students from Harvest Collegiate High School in New York City, New York, form a circle around the fountain in Washington Square Park to take part in a national walkout to protest gun violence.

Students from Harvest Collegiate High School in New York City, New York, form a circle around the fountain in Washington Square Park to take part in a national walkout to protest gun violence. 

Students protest with signs demanding tighter gun control legislation front the White House in Washington, D.C.

Students protest with signs demanding tighter gun control legislation front the White House in Washington, D.C. 

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