She's a former gun salesperson and owner, she said.
Singer Lady Gaga was also seen weighing her support to the anti-gun violence demonstration, along with her friends and wore black t-shirts that read - "Be Kind" and holding banners saying - "Disarm Hate". "I did this stuff".
"I don't want to treat kids for gunshot wounds", she said. "I didn't know March for Our Lives was a thing until it applied directly to me".
Saturday's events differ from the walkouts because they're more public and allow parents and other adults to stand alongside the students raising their voices, said Kanyinsola Oye, a 17-year-old senior at Columbus Alternative High School helping to organize a march aiming to draw thousands in the state capital.
The US football team the New England Patriots loaned its plane to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students and their families to travel to Washington.
According to VOA, many students from Parkland, Florida, where a shooter killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last month, came to Washington to encourage other young people to stand up for gun control, and to urge people 18 and older to vote for lawmakers who do.
People take part in the "March for Our Lives" rally in Washington D.C., the United States, on March 24, 2018. They come from varying backgrounds and none of their future goals point them in exactly the same direction. They want our voices to be silenced. "We are a part of this and these [gun] policies affect us". Marching from the Central Piers to nearby City Hall, they wore orange ribbons - a symbol of the movement - and held up placards with messages such as "Enough is enough" and "Protect kids not guns".
"Gun violence prevention is something everyone agrees with", said Molly, adding Scranton is not immune to violence. Last year, the students made a documentary about the prevention of gun violence and won C-SPAN's National Student Cam documentary contest. Several local organizations were represented in the crowds of attendees: Jackson County Democrats, Veterans for Peace and Southern Oregon Indivisible were among them.
Students from Mt. Blue High School march in downtown Farmington on Saturday
March organizers also collected signatures for a "March For Our Lives" petition in support of stricter gun laws.
"The signage, everything, it was done 100 percent by the students", he said. "We don't need teachers carrying guns now". I want congress to pass legislation for gun control. "This is just the beginning", Emma Gonzalez, a leader of the movement, said on CBS's "Face the Nation". But many others see it as infringement of #2A that won't prevent shootings.
Organizers said 20,000 people were attending the rally. He also said, "You can hear the people in power shaking". But she still planned to march.
Their deaths have reignited public anger over mass shootings and sparked a groundswell of protest throughout the US organized by some of the students who were at the school that day.
Esme Rice, 16, was one of an estimated 30,000 demonstrators, many of them teens, who took place in Atlanta's March For Our Lives yesterday.
Rallying outside the New Hampshire Statehouse in Concord, 17-year-old Leeza Richter said: "Our government will do more to stop us from walking out than it will to stop a gunman from walking in".
Close loopholes in America's background checks and implement laws that require background checks on every gun purchase, including those that occur online or at gun shows. Josephson did, too, and through social media, students across school districts began to connect and take charge. In Sydney, a group of children held posters. They raised $2,350 through a Gofundme campaign to cover those expenses. "It's consumed most of my free time", Josephson said. Josephson had mentioned earlier that he hoped to put together a gun-related initiative petition for the November ballot, but said Saturday the group is "rethinking our priorities and may reevaluate".
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