March for Our Lives: St. Louis rallies against gun violence
01:03, Mar 25, 2018
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Thousands of people marched in downtown St. Louis on Saturday morning to protest gun violence and advocate for stricter gun control.
The planning for the national March For Our Lives in Washington, D.C., and hundreds of local marches, began after last month's killing spree at a Parkland, Fla., high school that left 17 people dead. "Either represent the people or get out". "After countless shootings and 'thoughts and prayers, ' we all realized it was up to us to make the change we wanted to see". Because this this is not cutting it, he said, pointing at the white-domed Capitol.
Hundreds of sister protests are taking place in cities across the United States, including Philadelphia, New York, Chicago and Los Angeles.
Activists will hold a "March for Our Lives" on Saturday in Tacoma to protest gun violence and call for safer schools.
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I was 14 years old on the day of the shooting - the same age as seven of the murdered students.
"We have to stand up for ourselves and nobody else is going to do it anymore", Beg tells NEWS 1130.
'Anybody who's in high school right now has been growing up on school violence, he said. So I know how tough it is to beat the National Rifle Association.
Some big musical acts - including Miley Cyrus, Common, Demi Lovato, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ariana Grande and Jennifer Hudson - will perform at the D.C. rally, but only students will deliver messages.
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A USA -wide campaign earlier this month saw tens of thousands of young people defy threats of school discipline and walk out of classes to protest what they say has become an unsafe environment.
A massive recent study by the RAND Corp. found that universal background checks and child access prevention laws were among the most effective policy interventions known to reduce the toll of gun violence in society.
Jemima James from Philadelphia says it is unfortunate that safety at schools has deteriorated to this point and she wants more armed security officers to harden up schools which are soft targets containing our most precious resources. "Remembering is hollow if we keep looking into the past".
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