Arizona students gather at Capitol to protest gun violence

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona high school students gathered Wednesday on campuses and at the state Capitol in Phoenix to protest the kind of gun violence that recently killed 17 young people in Florida.

With the Phoenix high school district and some others in the area on spring break, 17-minute walkouts were held at a scattering of schools. Tucson High School students sat in front of their school before walking out to call for gun safety.

In Phoenix, one elementary school planned to make it a "day of caring" to support its older students who were participating in a walkout by young people nationwide....

 

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