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High School Students Plan to Walk Out Wednesday to Demand Gun Control

HeadlineMar 13, 2018
H5 student gun protest

Meanwhile, the youth-led movement for gun control continues to gain political support, as high schoolers plan to walk out from their classrooms across the country on Wednesday. Among those who have endorsed the new movement is Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr, who compared the students to anti-Vietnam War protesters and pledged to join the March for Our Lives on March 24. He made these remarks during a high school town hall in Newark, California, on Monday. Kerr was 18 years old when his father, Malcolm Kerr, the president of the American University of Beirut, was shot dead in his office in Lebanon in 1984.

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