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17 Powerful Photos From March For Our Lives Protests Across The U.S.

Thousands gathered on Saturday to advocate for gun reform.

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In the wake of the shootings in Uvalde, Texas, and Buffalo, New York, thousands of people across the country protested gun violence on June 11, 2022.

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March For Our Lives, a group founded in 2018 by survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida organized the events. Scroll to see powerful photos from the marches in New York City, D.C., Orlando, and more cities across the country.

Young protesters were among the thousands who advocated for gun control in Los Angeles, California.

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In San Antonio, Texas, one woman held up a sign that said, “We the people say enough is enough #gunreformnow” during the March For Our Lives event outside of City Hall.

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Gun control advocates came together on the National Mall near the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C.

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A March For Our Lives attendee with a “Protect our children not guns” sign advocated for gun control in Los Angeles.

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“If our government can't do anything to stop 19 kids from being killed and slaughtered in their own school, and decapitated, it's time to change who is in government,” March For Our Lives co-founder David Hogg told a crowd in Washington, D.C., per USA Today.

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A woman comforted her granddaughter as they advocated for gun reform in Austin, Texas.

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According to the event organizers, 40,000 people were in attendance at the March For Our Lives protest at the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

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Young people held signs as they demanded stricter gun laws in downtown Los Angeles.

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Three brothers listened to advocates speak at the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

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A 14-year-old held up a sign he made as he protested gun violence in Brooklyn, New York.

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A young protester who participated in the March for our Lives rally in Orlando, Florida had a message for lawmakers.

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A 13-year-old student spoke to a crowd at the March For Our Lives event in Oakland, California.

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Protesters held up signs as they demanded lawmakers take action to prevent gun violence in Washington, D.C.

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Attorney General New York Leticia James joined the march against gun violence on the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City.

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X Gonzalez, March For Our Lives co-founder, held up their graduation diploma as they spoke to a crowd in Washington D.C.

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A march attendee held up a sign as they protested gun violence in Orlando.

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Manuel Oliver, the father of Parkland shooting victim Joaquin Oliver, hugged a gun violence survivor during the March For Our Lives event in D.C.

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