Florida high school shooting: ‘We want change,’ say US students in nationwide walkout

By: Reuters | Parkland |
Published: March 14, 2018 9:49 pm

Students sit in silence as they rally in front of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Students walked out of school to protest gun violence in the biggest demonstration yet of the student activism that has emerged in response to last month’s massacre of 17 people at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

U.S. students spilled out of classrooms by the thousands on Wednesday morning, waving signs and chanting slogans like “We want change,” in a coast-to-coast protest against gun violence prompted by a deadly rampage at a Florida high school last month. The #ENOUGH National School Walkout began in the Eastern time zone at 10 a.m. (1400 GMT) and was scheduled to last 17 minutes but many protests went longer. Students in other time…

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