California Students Prepare To Walk Out As Part Of National Protest Against Gun Violence
The nationwide school walkout is scheduled exactly one month after the school shooting in Florida. Participating students will leave class at 10 a.m. and not return for at least 17 minutes – one minute for each victim.
Orange County Register:
Students’ Gun Walkout Sends Message To Adults: Do Something
While they may not agree on specific solutions, thousands of students who plan to walk out of schools around Southern California on Wednesday are hoping their activism will spur adults and lawmakers to do something – anything – to stem gun violence. ...The nationwide school walkout is scheduled exactly one month after another school massacre — the rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., where a gunman shot and killed 17 people, most of them students. (Robinson, 3/12)