On March 14, 2018, students walked out of their classes to protest against gun violence in a demonstration across the country. The call for the walkout emerged in response to last month's shooting at Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, when a lone gunman opened fire, killing 17 people. </br></br>Students rally outside the Capitol Building in Washington on March 14, 2018.
Students across the U.S. walked out of classes on March 14, 2018, in a nationwide call for action against gun violence following the shooting deaths last month at a Flordia high school.
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Students gather on their soccer field during a 17-minute walkout protest at the Stivers School for the Arts, March 14, 2018, in Dayton, Ohio.
Students from Washington-Lee High School hold up posters with pictures of Parkland school shooting victims during a walk out in Arlington, Va. on March 14, 2018.
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Pat Gibson, left, and Valerie Davis cry while holding pictures of two of the victims killed in the Parkland shooting during the one-month anniversary walkouts to protest gun violence, outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, March, 14, 2018.
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Governor Andrew Cuomo joins students from surrounding schools as they gather at Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan to mark one month since the high school shooting in Parkland, Fla. and to demand an end to gun violence on March 14, 2018 in New York.
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Eastern High School students walk out of class and assemble on their football field for the National School Walkout, a nation-wide protest against gun violence, in Washington, March 14, 2018.
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A student holds a sign at Georgetown University in Washington, on March 14, 2018, during a National Walkout to protest gun violence, one month after the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., in which 17 people were killed.
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Hundreds of students walk out of Midwood High School as part of a nationwide protest against gun violence, March 14, 2018, in Brooklyn, New York.
Students march in support of the National School Walkout in the Queens borough of New York, March 14, 2018.
Young people participate in the National School Walkout over gun violence at a rally on Pennsylvania Avenue outside the White House in Washington, March 14, 2018.
James Logan High School students stage a die in during a walk out demonstration on March 14, 2018 in Union City, Calif. Students across the nation walked out of their classrooms at 10 a.m. across time zones for 17 minutes to show solidarity for the 17 killed in the February attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
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Philadelphia area students participate in a demonstration to address school safety and gun violence on March 14, 2018 at the school district building in Philadelphia. Students across the country are walking out of classes for 17 minutes to honor the lives of the 17 people killed at Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida this past February.
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Eastern High School students walk out of class and assemble on their football field for the National School Walkout, a nation-wide protest against gun violence, in Washington, on March 14, 2018. Organizers of the 17-minute protest, one minute for each victim of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, hope to call attention to Congressional inaction on the issue.
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Students participate in a march in support of the National School Walkout in Queens, New York, March 14, 2018.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer speak to students from D.C., Maryland and Virginia in their Solidarity Walk-Out to urge Republican leaders in Congress "to allow votes on gun violence prevention legislation." on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 14, 2018.
Students rally in front of the White House in Washington, March 14, 2018 in a national protest against gun laws.
Students comfort each other after observing a moment of silence following a walkout of their classes at Tilden Career Community Academy in Chicago's violence prone Southside on March 14, 2018.
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