PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. – A week after a school shooting left 17 people dead in Parkland, West Broward High School students in Pembroke Pines walked out of their classrooms to protest for gun control.
After walking out, students marched to support the "Never Again" movement that survivors at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School started.
"West Broward will not tolerate the danger that lack of gun control legislation poses to our schools," Fabiana Corsi wrote.
They staged the demonstration to show solidarity with the survivors who traveled to Tallahassee to lobby the Florida House Representatives, a day after 71 law makers halted a bill that would ban assault rifles from making it to the Florida House floor.
The young survivors are also organizing a nationwide march to protest the lack of gun control that students believe allowed Cruz to get a hold of the rifle that he used to kill last week.
Here are some of the Instagram posts:
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I received a 0 on a test today because I decided to take part in this walkout. I heard administrators say things like “the smart kids didn’t walk out”. It is shameful that my own school didn’t support my classmates and I on this. How many people have to die before you begin to see how this is affecting our society. Seeing so many of my classmates take part in this walk out brought me to tears. There is so much love and drive within us teenagers. We will not be silenced. The change starts with us #neveragain #wecallbs