‘They Want The Violence To Stop.’ Local Students And Lawmakers Rally Against Gun Violence Happening In D.C.


‘They Want the Violence to Stop.’ Local Students and Lawmakers Rally Against Gun Violence Happening in D.C.

Prior to today’s March For Our Lives, thousands of D.C. residents rallied and marched against gun violence within the District.

Matt Cohen
Fifteen-year-old Robert Allen made sure he got to Folger Park in Southeast D.C. early. The Rally For D.C. Lives wasn’t scheduled to begin until 9 a.m., but Allen was there at least an hour before it started to make sure his sign would be up front for all to see: big, bright, and yellow, with the name “ZORUAN HARRIS, 1997-2016” in all caps next to a picture of a smiling teen in a cap …

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