From somber scenes to angry rallies, walkouts vary in tenor

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From somber scenes to angry rallies, walkouts vary in tenor

Freshman Kennedi Lawson, 14, carries a sign as student walkout at Cherry Hill West High School in remembrance of those killed in the Parkland, Fla., shooting in Cherry Hill, N.J., on Wednesday.
Students discuss gun violence ahead of a walkout at East Chapel Hill High School on Wednesday in Chapel Hill, N.C.
In this photo provided by ninth-grader Kirsten Martin, students at Carlton J. Kell High School in Cobb County, Ga., sit in their classroom after they were asked not to leave by staff Wednesday. Young people across the U.S. walked out of school to demand action on gun violence Wednesday in what activists hoped would be the biggest demonstration of student activism yet in response to the previous month’s massacre in Florida. However students at most Cobb County schools were not permitted to leave classrooms.
Yarmouth High School student Sage Watterson reads a poem she wrote titled “Never Again,” during a walkout to protest gun violence, Wednesday in Yarmouth, Maine.
Hundreds of students walk out of Midwood High School as part of a nationwide protest against gun violence, Wednesday in the Brooklyn borough of New York. It is the nation’s biggest demonstration yet of the student activism that has emerged in response to last month’s massacre of 17 people at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
East chapel Hill students hug as they take part in a student walkout on Wednesday in Chapel Hill, N.C. Students across the country participated in walkouts Wednesday to protest gun violence, one month after a deadly shooting inside a high school in Parkland, Fla.
Students rally in front of the White House in Washington on Wednesday. Students walked out of school to protest gun violence in the biggest demonstration yet of the student activism that has emerged in response to last month’s massacre of 17 people at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
After a rally in front of the White House, students march up Pennsylvania Avenue toward Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday. Students walked out of school to protest gun violence in the biggest demonstration yet of the student activism that has emerged in response to last month’s massacre of 17 people at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

From somber scenes to angry rallies, walkouts vary in tenor

Freshman Kennedi Lawson, 14, carries a sign as student walkout at Cherry Hill West High School in remembrance of those killed in the Parkland, Fla., shooting in Cherry Hill, N.J., on Wednesday.
Students discuss gun violence ahead of a walkout at East Chapel Hill High School on Wednesday in Chapel Hill, N.C.
In this photo provided by ninth-grader Kirsten Martin, students at Carlton J. Kell High School in Cobb County, Ga., sit in their classroom after they were asked not to leave by staff Wednesday. Young people across the U.S. walked out of school to demand action on gun violence Wednesday in what activists hoped would be the biggest demonstration of student activism yet in response to the previous month’s massacre in Florida. However students at most Cobb County schools were not permitted to leave classrooms.
Yarmouth High School student Sage Watterson reads a poem she wrote titled “Never Again,” during a walkout to protest gun violence, Wednesday in Yarmouth, Maine.
Hundreds of students walk out of Midwood High School as part of a nationwide protest against gun violence, Wednesday in the Brooklyn borough of New York. It is the nation’s biggest demonstration yet of the student activism that has emerged in response to last month’s massacre of 17 people at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
East chapel Hill students hug as they take part in a student walkout on Wednesday in Chapel Hill, N.C. Students across the country participated in walkouts Wednesday to protest gun violence, one month after a deadly shooting inside a high school in Parkland, Fla.
Students rally in front of the White House in Washington on Wednesday. Students walked out of school to protest gun violence in the biggest demonstration yet of the student activism that has emerged in response to last month’s massacre of 17 people at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
After a rally in front of the White House, students march up Pennsylvania Avenue toward Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday. Students walked out of school to protest gun violence in the biggest demonstration yet of the student activism that has emerged in response to last month’s massacre of 17 people at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
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