Photos: Students Across the Country Stage Powerful School Walkouts to End Gun Violence

On the one-month anniversary of the Parkland shooting, students and teachers have taken to the streets to demand stricter gun laws while honoring the 17 lives lost.

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On February 14, 2018, 14 students and three faculty members were murdered at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. One month later, students, teachers, and administrators across the country are fearlessly leaving their classrooms to protest gun violence nationwide. Organized by Women's March Youth Empower, over 2,800 protests will last 17 minutes—with each minute dedicated to a life lost in Parkland. See the powerful photos of students demanding safety in their classrooms and their communities, ahead.

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Diamond Bryant, center, a freshman at James Ferris High School walks with classmates in Jersey City, New Jersey.

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Students from Douglas Freeman High School in Richmond, Virginia.

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Students gather on their soccer field at the Stivers School for the Arts, in Dayton, Ohio.

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Students from Westglades Middle School in Parkland, Florida.

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Students from Miami County Day School in Miami Shores, Florida.

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Thousands of local students protest in front of the White House.

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Thousands of local students protest in front of the White House.

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Thousands of local students protest in front of the White House.

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Midwood High School in Brooklyn, NY

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Cherry Hill West High School in Cherry Hill, NJ

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Perry Hall High School in Perry Hall, MD

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Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

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Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

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Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

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Philadelphia High School of Creative and Performing Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Philadelphia High School of Creative and Performing Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Philadelphia High School of Creative and Performing Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Philadelphia High School of Creative and Performing Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

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Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

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Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

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Harvest Collegiate High School in Washington Square Park in NYC

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Harvest Collegiate High School in Washington Square Park in NYC

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Harvest Collegiate High School in Washington Square Park in NYC

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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL

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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL

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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL

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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL

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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL

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Miami Country Day in Miami, FL

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