Students Nationwide Stage Walkouts, Demonstrations, on Columbine Anniversary

Students Nationwide Stage Walkouts, Demonstrations, on Columbine Anniversary

News Staff

Memories of a horrific high school shooting at Columbine High School in 1999, as well as the mass shootings that have followed since, have sparked another student walkout at schools across America to call for tougher gun laws.

New York City

High school students call for anti-gun laws as they protest and rally in Washington Square Park, Friday Apr. 20, 2018 in New York. Protests were held across the country Friday, on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting.

De Moines, Iowa

Students gather at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines, Iowa, Friday, Apr. 20, 2018, as they take part in a national school walkout event to protest gun violence. Protests were held across the country Friday, on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting.

New York City

High school students call for anti-gun laws as they protest and rally in Washington Square Park, Friday Apr. 20, 2018, in New York. Protests were planned across the country Friday, on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting.

Manchester, New Hampshire

Two rings of chairs encircle the words “NEVER AGAIN” in a silent protest on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting outside Trinity High School in Manchester, New Hampshire, Friday, April 20, 2018. The inner ring chairs have names of the Columbine victims, the outer ring chairs have names of the Parkland High School shooting victims.

Albany, New York

Students protest in a “lie-in” as the names and ages of the Columbine High School shooting victims are read on April 20, 2018, for National School Walkout Day in Albany, New York. The 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting that killed 13 people sparked a second nationwide school walkout for stronger gun laws.

Washington, D.C.

A man shows his support for several hundred high school students from the Washington area as they rallying in front of the White House to protest against the National Rifle Association and to call for stricter gun laws April 20, 2018, in Washington, D.C.

Parkland, Florida

David Hogg, left, a student activist from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, speaks to a student as they walk out of their school, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Parkland, Florida. Another wave of student walkouts is disrupting classes Friday at hundreds of schools across the U.S. as young activists press for tougher gun laws.

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C.

Students march to the Capitol on Pennsylvania Avenue to call on Congress to act on gun violence prevention during a national walkout on April 20, 2018, which marks the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting in Colorado.

Washington, D.C.

Students from Washington-Lee High School in Arlington, Virginia join the National School Walkout April 20, 2018 in while marching to the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. Students from around the nation joined in the walkout against gun violence on the 19th anniversary of the shooting at Columbine High School where 13 people were killed.

Washington, D.C.