'March for Our Lives' Draws Massive Crowds

Hundreds of thousands of students, parents, educators, and others swarmed demonstrations in Washington and nationwide to press for stricter gun laws in the wake of last month's massacre at a Florida high school. (March 24, 2018)

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  • With the U.S. Capitol in the background, supporters fill the stage at the end of the March for Our Lives rally in Washington.  —Alex Brandon/AP
  • With the U.S. Capitol rising behind the stage, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Emma Gonzalez is seen on a giant video screen as she addresses the March for Our Lives rally in Washington.  —Cliff Owen/AP
  • David Hogg, a survivor of the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., raises his fist after speaking to the crowd during the March for Our Lives rally in Washington. —Andrew Harnik/AP
  • Members of the audience become emotional as Edna Chavez, a student from South Los Angeles, speaks during the March for Our Lives rally in Washington. Chavez, who lost her brother to gun violence, told the crowd: “This is normal—normal to the point that I've learned to duck from bullets before I learned how to read.”  —Andrew Harnik/AP
  • Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo, center, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, right, and Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, right in blue, join demonstrators during the March for Our Lives rally in Houston. —David J. Phillip/AP
  • Levi Rodas, 16, from Orem High School, gathers for a pro-gun march designed to advocate for fortified schools and more armed teachers on March 24 in Salt Lake City. —Rick Bowmer/AP
  • Marchers crowd a street in New York City during a March For Our Lives rally.  —Craig Ruttle/AP
  • Shelby Powell, 15, of Newport High School, holds a sign depicting lives lost in school shootings during the March for Our Lives protest in Cincinnati.  —John Minchillo/AP
  • Crowds of people hold signs on Pennsylvania Avenue at the March for Our Lives rally on March 24 in Washington. —Alex Brandon/AP
  • Ryan Olden, a senior at Great Mills High School in Great Mills, Md., stands with his mother, Kim Webb, before the start of the March for Our Lives in Washington on March 24. The school was the scene of a fatal shooting last week. The shooting at Great Mills “shows how real this is,” Ryan says. “It can happen anywhere.”  —Stephen Sawchuk/Education Week
  • Protesters march outside the U.S. Embassy in London on March 24 in solidarity with the March for Our Lives protest against gun violence.  —Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP
  • American students and expats demonstrate in support of stricter gun laws in the U.S. during a March For Our Lives rally outside the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, on March 24.  —Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP
  • Olivia Watanabe, Aisha Navarrete, Cassie Pearce, and Emma Putney, juniors at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester, Vt., display their signs before the start of the March for Our Lives in Washington on March 24.  —Sarah Schwartz/Education Week

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