May 26, 2022 - Politics & Policy
March for Our Lives plans nationwide protests 4 years after Parkland shooting
March for Our Lives, the student-led gun control advocacy group, is planning nationwide protests in the wake of the Uvalde, Texas, school shooting, according to its website.
Driving the news: The protests will take place some four years after the shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, during which a gunman killed 17 people. That shooting led to the group's founding and preceded the organization holding one of the largest demonstrations in U.S. history.
Details: The organization is planning a march in D.C. for June 11, with other actions planned in cities around the country.
- "In 2018 you marched with us to end gun violence. 4 years later, we're marching again," the organization wrote on Twitter.
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