Montezuma County residents march for gun control

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Montezuma County residents march for gun control

Students, adults join March for Our Lives in Cortez

Montezuma County residents march for gun control

Participants in the March for Our Lives Rally listen as 12-year-old Gillian Schuenemeyer gives a speech during the March for Our Lives rally Saturday in Cortez City Park.
Gillian Schuenemeyer, 12, addresses the crowd at the March for Our Lives on Saturday in Cortez City Park.
Chairs with flowers and black balloons were set up in Cortez City Park on Saturday to memorialize students killed in recent school shootings.
Emalee Asnicar, a Mancos High School sophomore and one of the organizers of the March for Our Lives in Cortez, addresses the March for Our Lives rally Saturday afternoon in Cortez City Park.
Zoe Culpepper, the 15-year-old administrator of Student Montezuma Alliance of Unity, speaks at the March for Our Lives rally Saturday in Cortez City Park.
Participants in the March for Our Lives received support in the form of honks and cheers from cars passing by and some boos and cheers of “Guns save lives.”
A sign posted beneath the memorial to students who have lost their lives in recent school shootings.
Student organizers Zoe Culpepper, left, and Emalee Asnicar, right, chant as they lead the March for Our Lives at City Park Saturday in Cortez.
Casey Hamershlaug and Molly Cooper are starting a “Moms Demand Action” chapter in Montezuma County.
A crowd of about 200 gathered for the March for Our Lives in Cortez City Park on Saturday afternoon.
Participants in Saturday’s March for Our Lives. One man watches as 12-year-old Gillian Schuenemeyer speaks and a couple comfort each other.
Chelsea Rodriguez, the Montezuma-Cortez High School teacher who organized last week’s walkout, tearfully addresses the crowd at the March for Our Lives.
Fred Bird and his dog, Breeze, at Saturday’s March for Our Lives in Cortez.
Dolores teacher advocates for educating each other at the March for Our Lives in Cortez.