"How many more black families will be devastated by gun violence - threatened or killed by the people whose job it is to serve and protect?"
Some 400 people were expected to come-but in the end, nearly 1,000 joined the "March for Our Lives", estimated Mayor Tom Butt, showing the community's urgency for actions against gun violence.
"Politicians: either represent the people or get out". Images of Gonzalez during the moment of silence were widely publicized, and they showed her wearing a Cuban flag on her shoulder (she is Cuban American).
"Because this", he said, pointing behind him to the Capitol dome, "this is not cutting it".
Youthful marchers also filled the streets in cities including Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, San Diego and St Louis. "We know what we want, we know how to get it, and we are not waiting any longer".
Sixteen-year-old Mya Middleton shared her first-hand experience with gun violence at the March For Our Lives rally on Saturday.
On the other side of the debate, gun rights advocates cite constitutional guarantees of the right to bear arms.
Middleton spoke about how Chicagoans see gun violence every day and you "don't realize how much of a toll it's taking on our cities until you see it in our communities, you see it on kids you know, you see it on someone like me".
The mayor welcomed "our leaders, the students who are here today" and told them "today will be written in the history books that your children will read".
His school had a lockdown exercise last week. Counterprotesters chanted "preserve our Second Amendment".
David McLennan, a professor of political science at Meredith College, said that action could put pressure on lawmakers in North Carolina because, in a few years, the kids participating in marches will be casting their ballots.
Actor George Clooney and his human rights attorney wife, Amal, donated $500,000 and said they would be at the Washington rally.
"I'm here to progress into the future with safer schools", said Coeur dAlene High School sophomore Emily Romanowski, whose big sister, Ashley, helped organize the march.
Over the past month, protests and walkouts have occurred throughout the United States, and the March for Our Lives was just another protest for gun reform.
"According to BBC News in 2014, there were just six gun deaths Japan compared to 33,599 in the USA", said Speller.
The effort is supposed to raise awareness of school safety, coupled with the collateral issue of gun violence against young people in general.
Organizers said 20,000 people were attending the rally.
"If they continue to ignore us, to only pretend to listen, then we will take action where it counts. Nothing can stand in the way of millions of voices calling for change", Mr Obama said.
United States equity markets appeared to have calmed in response to the news, following a tempestuous past week. For the first time in a long time, our workers are being counted for more than an open China trade policy.
Henrik Stenson, Justin Rose, Adam Scott and Rickie Fowler are skipping Match Play for the second straight year. Harman topped group six above compatriot Peter Uihlein, who beat McIlroy on day one and Vegas on Friday.
The woman was tied to a tree while she was being flogged in front of people in the Bulandshahr district in Uttar Pradesh, India. In a mobile phone video , the woman is strung up in public and her husband lashes out at her until she collapses.
Federer's match turned when he played a poor service game and lost it at love to fall behind 3-1 in the second set. It's how he had won 30 of his past 31 matches at the Miami Open presented by Itau, where he has won six titles.
Despite a surge in numbers, however, the 126-mark majority continues to elude the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA). The victorious TRS candidates with the votes secured by them in brackets are Santosh Kumar (32), Banda Prakash (32) and B.
Actor George Clooney and his human rights attorney wife, Amal, donated $500,000 and said they would be at the Washington rally. A number of Marjory Stoneman Douglas students made speeches at today's March For Our Lives rally for gun reform.
Residents' yards, cars and rooftops are covered with broken tree limbs thanks to more than half a foot of soggy snow. A winter storm will affect far southwestern Wisconsin later tonight into Saturday morning with accumulating snow.
According to an arrest report from 2016, Zachary Cruz, 18, was previously arrested for skateboarding on a police vehicle . His bond was set at an unusually high $500,000 when he faced court via a videolink on Tuesday.
Southgate said he was pleased with individual performances, but also with the fact his team looked like it was having fun. England plays Italy on Tuesday at Wembley in its last friendly before Southgate names his World Cup squad.
But the bug will allow anyone to hear complete messages from other third-party messaging apps like Skype or WhatsApp. But a number of websites tested the iPhones, and found that Siri would gladly read out all messages when asked.
Sampaoli claims Argentina star damaged by pressure
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Trump approves new limits on transgender in military
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Trump's focus is money as Saudi prince visits
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US Academic Network Hacking, Iranians Indicted
With a motive of stealing expensive research, these nine accused tried to hack into 320 universities in the US. In the case of universities, attackers targeted professors with well-crafted phishing attacks.
Terrelle Pryor Will Reportedly Sign With This Team
After a breakout 2016 season with the Cleveland Browns , Pryor struggled to make an impact with the Washington Redskins in 2017. Past year with the Redskins he battled an ankle injury before undergoing arthroscopic surgery, he was place on I.R.in November.