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Minnesota March for Our Lives

Minnesota March for Our Lives

St. Paul, Minnesota

March 24, 2018

Over 10,000 people marched through St. Paul to demand lawmakers take action on gun law reform. The protesters gathered at Harriet Island Park and then marched through downtown St. Paul to the Minnesota capitol building. This protest was largely in response to the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida and shootings that continue to occur since that shooting. Protesters demanded background checks on all gun purchases, bans on assault rifles, and bans on large capacity ammunition magazines. A common sentiment expressed was that politicians offering thoughts and prayers after shootings is not enough. This event was in conjunction with a rally in Washington D.C. and with other rallies in across the country.

2018-03-24 This is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution License. Give attribution to: Fibonacci Blue

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Photo taken @ St. Paul on 24 March 2018 (© Fibonacci Blue / Flickr)

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