Some 9-R parents support student walkout to protest gun violence

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Some 9-R parents support student walkout to protest gun violence

‘Just because you lock a door doesn’t mean it’s safe’
Therese Gachnauer, center, a 18-year-old senior from Chiles High School, and Kwane Gatlin, right, a 19-year-old senior from Lincoln High School, both in Tallahassee, join fellow students protesting gun violence on the steps of the old Florida Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla., on Feb. 21. Durango School District 9-R is discouraging participation in a walkout Wednesday to protest gun violence at schools, but several parents say the walkout can help ease fears created after numerous school shootings across the country, including the one in Parkland, Fla.

Some 9-R parents support student walkout to protest gun violence

Therese Gachnauer, center, a 18-year-old senior from Chiles High School, and Kwane Gatlin, right, a 19-year-old senior from Lincoln High School, both in Tallahassee, join fellow students protesting gun violence on the steps of the old Florida Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla., on Feb. 21. Durango School District 9-R is discouraging participation in a walkout Wednesday to protest gun violence at schools, but several parents say the walkout can help ease fears created after numerous school shootings across the country, including the one in Parkland, Fla.
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