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‘We Are Change’: US Students Plan Gun Control Protests

On March 14, one month after the Florida shooting, students and teachers across the US have been asked to walk out of schools for 17 minutes, to honor the 17 lives lost in Florida. More than 22,000 people have signed a petition, pledging to walkout of their classrooms that day at 10 a.m. Organizers called for a “movement that lets the government know the time for change is now.” 

Why The AR-15 Rifle Shows Up in Mass Shootings

The National Rifle Association calls it “the most popular rifle in America.” It is used by mass shooters because of a copy-cat mentality. “Thank God they don’t know any better because if they did they would use much more effective weapons,” one expert says.