From somber to angry, school walkout protests vary in tenor

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From somber to angry, school walkout protests vary in tenor

Freshman Kennedi Lawson, 14, carries a sign as student walkout at Cherry Hill West High School in remembrance of those killed in the Parkland, Fla., shooting in Cherry Hill, N.J., on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. ( David Maialetti /The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
Students discuss gun violence ahead of a walkout at East Chapel Hill High School on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in Chapel Hill, N.C. (AP Photo/Jonathan Drew)
In this photo provided by ninth grader Kirsten Martin, students at Carlton J. Kell High School in Cobb County, Ga., sit in their classroom after they were asked not to leave by staff, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Young people across the U.S. walked out of school to demand action on gun violence Wednesday in what activists hoped would be the biggest demonstration of student activism yet in response to the previous month’s massacre in Florida. However students at most Cobb County schools were not permitted to leave classrooms. (Kirsten Martin via AP)
Yarmouth High School student Sage Watterson reads a poem she wrote titled “Never Again,” during a walkout to protest gun violence, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in Yarmouth, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Hundreds of students walk out of Midwood High School as part of a nationwide protest against gun violence, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. It is the nation’s biggest demonstration yet of the student activism that has emerged in response to last month’s massacre of 17 people at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
East chapel Hill students hug as they take part in a student walkout on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in Chapel Hill, N.C. Students across the country participated in walkouts Wednesday to protest gun violence, one month after a deadly shooting inside a high school in Parkland, Fla. (Bernard Thomas/The Herald-Sun via AP)
ADDS THE NAME OF APPEL - Chloe Appel, 15, of Gaithersburg, Md., center, and other students rally in front of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Students walked out of school to protest gun violence in the biggest demonstration yet of the student activism that has emerged in response to last month’s massacre of 17 people at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
After a rally in front of the White House, students march up Pennsylvania Avenue toward Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Students walked out of school to protest gun violence in the biggest demonstration yet of the student activism that has emerged in response to last month’s massacre of 17 people at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Students hold their lighted cellphones at a rally at Parkland High School outside Allentown, Pa., on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Hundreds of students at Parkland walked out of class and headed to the auditorium for the #parklandforparkland rally, which was held to protest gun violence in response to last month’s massacre of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Fla. (AP Photo/Michael Rubinkam)
FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2017, file photo, a sign encourages prayer outside an ice cream shop in Aztec, N.M., following a shooting at Aztec High School in which two classmates were killed before the gunman killed himself. While students across the country plan walkouts to protest gun violence, teens at the New Mexico high school still reeling after two classmates were gunned down in December by an armed intruder have organized a “walk-up” to help unify a campus with varied ideas on school safety.(AP Photo/Russell Contreras, File)
Boston area students chant on the Statehouse steps during a rally in Boston, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. As part of a nationwide school walkout, students from several Boston area schools, closed after Tuesday’s snowstorm, marched from a downtown church to the Statehouse to urge lawmakers to pass legislation aimed at stemming gun violence. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

From somber to angry, school walkout protests vary in tenor

Freshman Kennedi Lawson, 14, carries a sign as student walkout at Cherry Hill West High School in remembrance of those killed in the Parkland, Fla., shooting in Cherry Hill, N.J., on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. ( David Maialetti /The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
Students discuss gun violence ahead of a walkout at East Chapel Hill High School on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in Chapel Hill, N.C. (AP Photo/Jonathan Drew)
In this photo provided by ninth grader Kirsten Martin, students at Carlton J. Kell High School in Cobb County, Ga., sit in their classroom after they were asked not to leave by staff, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Young people across the U.S. walked out of school to demand action on gun violence Wednesday in what activists hoped would be the biggest demonstration of student activism yet in response to the previous month’s massacre in Florida. However students at most Cobb County schools were not permitted to leave classrooms. (Kirsten Martin via AP)
Yarmouth High School student Sage Watterson reads a poem she wrote titled “Never Again,” during a walkout to protest gun violence, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in Yarmouth, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Hundreds of students walk out of Midwood High School as part of a nationwide protest against gun violence, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. It is the nation’s biggest demonstration yet of the student activism that has emerged in response to last month’s massacre of 17 people at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
East chapel Hill students hug as they take part in a student walkout on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in Chapel Hill, N.C. Students across the country participated in walkouts Wednesday to protest gun violence, one month after a deadly shooting inside a high school in Parkland, Fla. (Bernard Thomas/The Herald-Sun via AP)
ADDS THE NAME OF APPEL - Chloe Appel, 15, of Gaithersburg, Md., center, and other students rally in front of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Students walked out of school to protest gun violence in the biggest demonstration yet of the student activism that has emerged in response to last month’s massacre of 17 people at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
After a rally in front of the White House, students march up Pennsylvania Avenue toward Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Students walked out of school to protest gun violence in the biggest demonstration yet of the student activism that has emerged in response to last month’s massacre of 17 people at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Students hold their lighted cellphones at a rally at Parkland High School outside Allentown, Pa., on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Hundreds of students at Parkland walked out of class and headed to the auditorium for the #parklandforparkland rally, which was held to protest gun violence in response to last month’s massacre of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Fla. (AP Photo/Michael Rubinkam)
FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2017, file photo, a sign encourages prayer outside an ice cream shop in Aztec, N.M., following a shooting at Aztec High School in which two classmates were killed before the gunman killed himself. While students across the country plan walkouts to protest gun violence, teens at the New Mexico high school still reeling after two classmates were gunned down in December by an armed intruder have organized a “walk-up” to help unify a campus with varied ideas on school safety.(AP Photo/Russell Contreras, File)
Boston area students chant on the Statehouse steps during a rally in Boston, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. As part of a nationwide school walkout, students from several Boston area schools, closed after Tuesday’s snowstorm, marched from a downtown church to the Statehouse to urge lawmakers to pass legislation aimed at stemming gun violence. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
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