Montpelier students walk out of class, walk to State House


About 150 Montpelier High School students walked out of school this afternoon.
The group marched the half mile from the school to the State House this afternoon, in solidarity with Parkland, Florida survivors.
They heard from representatives of the Vermont Congressional Delegation as well as activists and lawmakers.
One sign read “there have been more school shootings than years I’ve been alive.”
Lt. Governor David Zuckerman addresses the group, on the steps of the State House.

“All too often, whether it be politicians or adults we say the next generation will fix it.” Said Zuckerman. “The next generation will demand the change. This is an issue that all generations have to come together on. About safe use of guns in our society and unsafe use and unsafe access to guns in our society.”
Last week students at Burlington, Essex, CVU and Randolph Union High School held walk-outs last week.

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