Mar 24 2018
Organizers have also zeroed in on school safety, and are calling for lawmakers to ensure there are no mass shootings inside schools in the future.
If you can't make it to D.C., you can attend one of the more than 830 sibling marches happening across the world. "We're pushing voter registration like insane so that we can really encourage people to get to the polls because these midterm elections are so important if we want to see change". On Valentine's Day, a gunman opened fire and killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
"I thought, I'm a piano tuner, what can a piano tuner do?"
Jon White, 47, whose daughter Katrina fled the school during the shooting, said: "I don't have a lot of confidence in my generation. We're expecting a pretty big turnout tomorrow", said local march organizer Kevin LaMonica.
"It's surreal, I didn't think it would happen", said Lindsey.
The donations barely trickled in - and $1,400 wouldn't send even one kid on the trip.
FOX5 spoke to students planning to attend the march. "The law does not protect the school, the law protects the people who can buy those guns". If you have done these two things but still feel as if you can help more, call your elected officials and tell them to safely act in regards to gun reform.
Politicians will also be out in force with the students, as Mayor Muriel Bowser joined in a video with Justin Timberlake to promote the walk and state she would be participating as well.
Now Steyer is getting involved in the Florida gun debate.
"I'm seeing what we're doing and I say, obviously students can do it!" he said.
The students will return to Hillsborough County from Washington D.C. on Sunday. The opportunity was not lost on her.
It's a significant step for Swift, who - unlike many of her musical peers - did not weigh in during the lead-up to the 2016 USA election other than to encourage her fans to get out and vote.
"I'm not safe, people can walk in that school with an AR-15 and they can start shooting, and I have no protection", said Kevin Portinga, a junior at City High/Middle School in Grand Rapids. The Massena and Potsdam marches are among 800 others worldwide.
"We're coming together to kind of say, enough is enough", said Lakewood High School student Isabella Bryson.
It's a difference that was made possible, in part, by his own decision to act.
Mar 24 2018
UK Basketball falls short, loses to Kansas State in Sweet Sixteen
The Kentucky Wildcats didn't shake hands with Kansas State following the 61-58 loss in the Sweet 16 Thursday night. Kentucky played uphill the rest of the way, searching for ways to stop Kansas State from scoring from distance.
Mar 24 2018
Trump signs memorandum calling for tariffs against China
He says America's pork producers are highly dependent on exports so any trade disruption directly impacts their bottom line. The surge reflects concerns that an expansion in tariffs could impact the supply of USA soybeans to China, according to Tu.
Mar 20 2018
Lawmakers sit down with students to discuss gun violence
The Democrat told reporters at Marist College February 22nd that NY laws are far ahead of federal laws. The "Pennridge 225" group posted a video explaining why they walked out.
Mar 19 2018
Student with 'Trump' flag assaulted by mob during National School Walkout
At Rock Springs, dozens of students and members of law enforcement attended a walkout at the high school. But the students at Pascagoula High School had the full support of their teachers and administrators.
Mar 18 2018
Today's 2018 NCAA tournament round one schedule, results — March Madness
If you asked me to name three players for the Cincinnati Reds, I could probably give you Joey Votto and that's about it. If you think they'll get bounced before they're one of the final eight squads left, the odds are -220.
Mar 17 2018
Buffalo stampedes Arizona in stunner
Kentucky (25-10), ranked No. 18 in the nation, has seven players with wingspans of 7 feet or more . So will UB's unselfish ball movement. "We feel like this is where we belong", Clark said.
Mar 16 2018
Toys R Us goes out of business
The company's stores in all these worldwide markets are now open and serving customers. A DDR representative didn't respond to an email seeking comment.
Mar 16 2018
'Enough is enough' | Students protested at White House and Capitol
All students were able to participate, but it was optional, Drake said. "I'm so grateful that everyone wanted to participate". Two of the co-organizers of the LHS walkout said they were proud to see such strong attendance despite the lousy weather.
Mar 16 2018
Shadow of the Tomb Raider news coming tomorrow, set for September release
The Tomb Raider movie will open nationwide this Friday and is already receiving some mixed reviews from critics overseas. A splash page went live this morning teasing something Tomb Raider related being revealed tomorrow morning.
Mar 13 2018
Fitbit Versa vs Apple Watch
The new Fitbit for kids will be available in stores worldwide in Q2 2018, including major North American retailers like Amazon . The trackers also allow users to monitor their sleep habits, and women can follow their menstrual cycles using the devices.
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