On Wednesday, March 14, students all over the United States are leaving their classrooms for a National School Walkout to protest gun violence.

The National School Walkout is the latest protest in a string of demonstrations — along with March 24th’s March for Our Lives and April 20th’s National School Walkout  — designed to highlight the prevalence of gun violence and its effects.

“Students and staff have the right to teach and learn in an environment free from the worry of being gunned down in their classrooms,” the National School Walkout explains. “Parents have the right to send their kids to school in the mornings and see them home alive at the end of the day.” Read more…

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