'Walkout' Wednesday: the essential information about the protests

'Walkout' Wednesday: the essential information about the protests
 

Students across the US have planned “walkout” demonstrations for Wednesday, a month to the day after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Florida, in which 17 people were killed.
Participants say they are acting to memorialize those who were killed and to call for new gun safety legislation, including a ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines and the introduction of universal background checks.
At some schools, students plan to march outside. Elsewhere, students may congregate in halls or stand in classrooms. Organizers have encouraged students... read more

 
13 March 2018 in World News, Views: 36
Source: Guardian
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