Children And Teens Held Up Devastating Signs About Gun Violence At The March For Our Lives Protests

"We just want to live through high school."

Thousands of demonstrators protested against gun violence at the March for Our Lives rallies held across the country Saturday in the wake of multiple mass shootings, including the horrific massacre of 19 children and two teachers in Uvalde, Texas.

Many of the protesters were educators, who said they feared for their students' and their own lives in classrooms every day.

Hundreds of children and teens whose lives will forever be shaped by the threat of school shootings also turned up at the protests, holding deeply personal, powerful, and heartbreaking signs. Here are some of them.

Young people holding up signs, including "I still live in fear" and "Young, angry, ready for change"
Young people holding up signs, including "We just want to live through high school"
Young people hold signs, including "Safety > guns, peace > guns, kids > guns"
Young people holding signs, including "Protect kids, not guns"
Young people holding signs, including "I will not be next, my friends will not be next, my teachers will not be next, we will not be next"
Three children sitting and holding signs, including "End gun violence" and "My life is worth more than your gun"
Children holding signs, including "Enough is enough!" and "Kids for safe schools!"
Young people hold up signs, including "A child is worth more than your gun" and "I want to attend graduations not funerals"
Child on a woman's shoulder holds up the sign "I can't even bring peanut butter to school" with a gun crossed out
Young people hold up signs, including "How loud do the screams need to be?"
Someone wearing a shirt with what looks like blood spattered on it and the text "Final exams not funerals" along with a photo of a coffin
People holding up signs, including "Enough is enough" and "In 6th grade I marched for Parkland; in 11th grade here I am again; when will it end?"


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