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March for Our Lives

March for Our Lives

Posted: Wed Mar 21 19:31:42 PDT 2018
Updated: Wed Mar 21 19:31:42 PDT 2018

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in their efforts to make gun reforms. people plan to gather nationwide this weekend... including right here in terre haute. news 10's heather good has joins us live in studio with more. this saturday... the public is invited to rally outside the vigo county court house along u-s 41. one north high school student says this is to continue the conversation that started with walkouts earlier this month... in the wake of the parkland, florida school shooting. covered: 24:38 "i just felt like that there needed to be action after that and that this conversation just has to keep on going." area students are taking steps to ensure they can go to school without worry they'll be gunned down. the first steps took students out of classrooms earlier this month to honor 17 people killed in parkland florida. now they plan to take more steps outside the vigo county courthouse for the "march for our lives." a north high school junior says she was inspired by the nationwide walkouts and wants to keep the conversation going. 25:17 "nobody wants to have mass shootings and that's really the goal is that we want to demand for congress that we need to take action and that mass shootings and that's really the goal is that we want to demand for congress that we need to take action and that we don't want to have all these people die." a local college student is helping to organize the rally. he was living in orlando at the time of the pulse nightclub shooting. 20:12 "my roommate at the time lost a friend of his that he worked with and then i watched friends on facebook try and post on people's pages to see if they could hear from them just to see them as victims on the news the next day." he says this most recent shooting in florida was a call to action. he wants to raise awareness through these public rallies and implore elected leaders to make change happen. 21:38 "this isn't a request. we're not lobbyist. we're constitutents and we're the ones you need to be supporting." students say they're proud of what they've done so far and don't plan on stopping. 25:56 "really hopeful for the future and that maybe in our future when we become politicians we will make different kinds of actions then we've scene in the past." the terre haute march for our lives rally is this saturday ... starting at 11am ... outside the vigo county courthouse. people will be able to register to vote... and there will be a series of speakers. we will have a link to more information on our website... wthitv.com. [b9]indiana workforce development-open otsl indiana governor eric holcomb hopes
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