Students plan walkouts on Columbine anniversary to call attention to gun violence

Home | Social Issues New Hampshire Sunday News There were school shootings before Columbine, but the massacre at a high school in Littleton, Colorado, on April 20, 1999, shocked the nation’s conscience into grief — and attention. Friday is the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting, and students across New Hampshire and the country are planning events to once again call attention to the issue of gun violence. It’s the latest action in a student-led movement that began after the Valentine’s Day massacre at a high school in Parkland, Fla. Katie Henry is a senior at Concord High School, where students plan to leave class around 9:30 a.m. on Friday and walk to the State House for a rally. She said the momentum that began with Parkland students after the tragedy there has not lessened. “We’re kind of the generation that’s grown up in the age of mass shootings, […]

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