MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The march may be over, but the student organizers behind the “March for our Lives” took to morning political shows on Sunday.
They continued their call for tighter gun control, and they had a message for young people.READ MORE: Body Parts Found In Northeast Minneapolis Prompt Homicide Investigation
“Moving forward it’s all about registering to vote, educating others and starting more of a conversation so more people get politically involved because again the youth of America needs to step up and start voting. You’ll see the statistics. It’s an embarrassing turn out.”READ MORE: Consistent Heat, Drought Leads To Algae Overgrowth & Low Water Levels In Minnesota Lakes
The message follows a day of marching yesterday, here in the U-S and around the world. The main event was in Washington, D.C., where more than 200,000 people gathered to march. That included a group of students from Henry Sibley High School in Mendota Heights, and our Jeff Wagner tagged along.MORE NEWS: Juneteenth Rises To Surface Of American History In Aftermath Of George Floyd's Murder
Here is a look at their time in Washington, D.C., making history. The students’ trip was funded by public donations.