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March for Our Lives rallies led by Bay Area students call for action against gun violence


SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — A united front to end gun violence. Hundreds of people across the Bay Area and the country joined the March for Our Lives Saturday to demand changes to gun laws to prevent further mass shootings.

A call to San Francisco to end gun violence. A rally at the town hall was organized by students who saw far too many bullets.

“For a lot of us, we see more RIPs than college degrees,” Shavonne Hines-Foster said.

“I have a 12-year-old, we’ve seen the tragedies over and over again and they’re heartbreaking, they’re horrific,” Marin County parent Stephanie Lamonaca said.

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Christian Salala, 9, says he is afraid for his brother.

“I’m especially worried about my brother because most mass shootings happen in college, my brother goes to college,” Salala said.

This March for Our Lives rally demanded changes to gun control laws.

“But we need to hold the Senate and the House accountable for crafting gun laws that won’t lead to the mass shootings we continue to have in our communities,” said San Francisco Supervisor Shamann. Walton.

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In Oakland, hundreds of people marched through downtown, demanding that their lives and safety become a priority.

“I feel like I’m living hostage to the violence that surrounds the deregulation of gun laws,” said teacher Jessica Jung.

“We’re not trying to take guns from people, I own guns,” Angela Luscomb said.

Luscomb is a retired CHP sergeant who came to the rally hoping for sensible gun laws that could have prevented the murder of 19 children in Uvalde, Texas.

“How an 18-year-old got his hands on a gun and shot these babies, that has to stop,” Luscomb said.

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