'FIGHTING FOR CHANGE:' 3,500 COUNTY STUDENTS RALLY FOR GUN REFORM
Walkout Comes One Year After Similar Demonstration that Sparked Review of Civic Engagement Policy
Thousands of students from Montgomery County rallied on Thursday, demanding stronger gun-control legislation and pleading for the end to school shootings “plaguing the United States.”
Local students walked out of schools after their first period classes, carpooled or walked to nearby public transit stations and gathered in front of the White House where they held 17 minutes of silence in honor of children killed by gun violence.
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