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Connecticut students organizing national walkout about guns


February 23, 2018

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — What started with a Connecticut student's online petition and a meeting at a coffee shop last week has quickly grown into a planned national high school walkout on April 20 to demand action on gun violence following the deadly Florida high school shooting.

More than 150,000 people by Friday had signed the petition, organizers said. It is one of several efforts by young people across the country to stage protest walkouts.

The work of Ridgefield High School sophomore Lane Murdock and two seniors at her school, debate team partners Paul Kim and Max Cumming, has attract...

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