Tucson Students Joining National March for Our Lives Saturday

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"I firmly believe by myself and with my friends and this generation, we will change the world", said Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Gian-Carlo Mendoza.

March For Our Lives, a 17 minute- walkout was scheduled in schools at 10:00 a.m. on March 14, across the nation, in honor of the 17 people whose lives were taken on February 14, in a Parkland Florida high school shooting.

"I'm a gun owner myself and from Texas, and I think it's about time that we got rid of these assault weapons", said Dave McCorquodale, who traveled from Clear Lake to meet his family in the District of Columbia. who also are attending the march. Instead of speaking out against them, she sues those who choose to call her out.

Moriarty is from Broward county, and went to a high school neighboring Marjory Stoneman Douglas.

According to the press release, speakers will include MSD students that survived the shootings, as well as those who met with local and national lawmakers.

They said they needed to take part in this movement in Washington D.C. because simply - they just want to feel safe in school.

She said "we're students".

In north Florida, marches against gun violence are planned for Jacksonville, Gainesville, St. Augustine and Amelia Island.

Protesters gathered at the same park where a somber vigil was held soon after a school shooting killed 17 people in Parkland Florida but this time the mood was different

Ho-Shing doesn't know if anything will come from her advocacy but said she's going to try her hardest to make a difference.

As many as 500,000 people are expected to rally in the nation's capital starting at noon. You can donate directly to March for Our Lives on their website.If you can't donate, spread awareness! "No special interest group, no political agenda is more critical than timely passage of legislation to effectively address the gun violence issues that are rampant in our country", the statement continues.

Now Steyer is getting involved in the Florida gun debate.

"There's a lot of bad stuff happening right now, but these marches and the protests that can happen there are really strong and vibrant of showing this is what's good about America", Laatsch said, noting the value of such demonstrations in allowing the people to join with others to put forth their ideas and to be heard.

She also wants stricter mental-health screenings and background checks as well as an increase in school-security measures.

"We were all working together, doing t-shirt fundraisers and contacting different companies", said Moriarty. "We are the age of people that don't vote normally".

"I think that if you're in Congress or the United States Senate and you underestimate these kids, watch out", Walsh said.

They're leaving on a bus late Friday night along with 40 other students from The Met, arriving in Washington Saturday morning.

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