As students prepare for Friday’s gun control march, gun backers vow to ‘kill’ any changes | News & Observer

Students across the nation plan to keep up the pressure for tougher gun laws with school walkouts and rallies Friday, including an event that’s expected to bring hundreds of people to downtown Raleigh. Students are planning to walk out of class at 10 a.m. Friday in more than 2,000 events nationally, including several in North Carolina, as part of the National School Walkout . But once the school day ends, organizers of the Why Wake Walks event plan to mobilize students from different Wake County high schools to come to Raleigh to show state lawmakers they’re serious about pushing for gun reform. "We want to put pressure on legislators to show that we’re serious," said Lily Levin, 17, a junior at Cary Academy and one of the organizers of Why Wake Walks. "Once we get old enough to vote, we’re going to vote people out who support the NRA […]

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