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Students to put pencils down, walk in gun protests

Thousands of students in the U.S. it is expected that they their brushes down and walk to school to demonstrate against gun violence.

Organizers say nearly 3,000 walkouts are planned in the largest demonstration yet of the student activism that has emerged after the murder of 17 people at marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

The protests have drawn mixed reactions from school administrators. While some applaud the students for taking a stand, others threatened discipline.

Some students say that they do not care about the consequences, the issue is too important to remain silent.

Kara Litwin is a senior Pope at the high School in a suburb of Atlanta. She says change never happens without backlash.

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