Powerful photos of the March for Our Lives rallies across the US

March 28, 2018

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On Saturday, more than 1 million people are estimated to have taken part in March for Our Lives rallies across the U.S.

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The demonstrations, held in Washington, D.C., and in satellite events across the country, called for gun reform and an end to gun violence in schools.

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Survivors of February’s deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, led Saturday’s events, speaking at the rallies in Washington and several other cities.

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Parkland survivor Emma González, who spoke at the march in Washington, led the crowd in an emotional moment of silence.

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Fight for your lives before it’s someone else’s job.

— Emma González

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According to organizers, there were more than 800 protests in total, including rallies abroad in Australia, Japan and France, among other places.

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There were March for Our Lives protests in all 50 states, including in Alaska, where demonstrators marched in Anchorage.

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There was also a rally in Parkland, Florida, close to the site of the deadly school shooting that inspired the day’s events.


There, speakers read aloud the names of all 17 victims before marching from a local park to the memorial in front of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

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