April 20th, 2018 marked the 19th anniversary of the horrific Columbine High School shooting that stole the lives of twelve students and one teacher. Since then, more than 208,000 students have experienced gun violence, according to The Washington Post. Thats hundreds of thousands of students who have watched their friends be gunned down, who thought they were going to die, or who were wounded or killed.
Thousands of students walked out in memory of the 130 students who have died since Columbine to boost the public plea for gun reform. Here’s the heartbreaking proof that young people’s momentum is for change is not dying down:
1. Our kids shouldn’t be spending time making posters like this:
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Or even pondering this very valid question. Gun violence is spreading like cancer–we all know someone who has been affected and new legislation is the prevention.