Parkland school shooting: Protests erupt across the US in support of victims and for stricter gun laws [Photos]

In a wave of demonstrations reaching from Arizona to Maine, students at dozens of US high schools walked out of class to protest gun violence.

FP Staff February 23, 2018 08:09:37 IST
In a wave of demonstrations reaching from Arizona to Maine, students at dozens of US high schools walked out of class to protest gun violence and honour the victims of last week's deadly school shooting in Florida. AP
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In a wave of demonstrations reaching from Arizona to Maine, students at dozens of US high schools walked out of class to protest gun violence and honour the victims of last week's deadly school shooting in Florida. AP
School students from Montgomery County in suburban Washington, also rallied in solidarity with those affected by the shooting at Parkland. AP
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School students from Montgomery County in suburban Washington, also rallied in solidarity with those affected by the shooting at Parkland. AP
People crowded the entrance to the office of Florida governor Rick Scott with boxes of petitions for gun control reform, after a rally on the steps of the state Capitol in Tallahassee. AP
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People crowded the entrance to the office of Florida governor Rick Scott with boxes of petitions for gun control reform, after a rally on the steps of the state Capitol in Tallahassee. AP
Glenwood Springs High School students took part in a walkout and demonstration during their lunch break in front of the high school in support of the Parkland shooting victims and against the NRA. AP
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Glenwood Springs High School students took part in a walkout and demonstration during their lunch break in front of the high school in support of the Parkland shooting victims and against the NRA. AP
The rallies in Fort Lauderdale and St. Petersburg gave a political outlet to the growing feelings of rage and mourning sparked by the carnage. AP
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The rallies in Fort Lauderdale and St. Petersburg gave a political outlet to the growing feelings of rage and mourning sparked by the carnage. AP