National Walkout Day from a Mills Perspective



Students gather out side Lewis S. Mills High school in Burlington Connecticut, in an attempt to end gun violence.

*Note from author: This article is based on acquired facts and doesn't represent the author or Lewis S. Mills High school's political views.


   Last Wednesday,  students from over 2,000 schools from across America left class to protest gun violence.
The event was student lead and was a direct response to the Shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School earlier this year. The event also pertained to the Columbine High School Massacre, as it was held on the it's 19th anniversary. The following images were taken during the event by photographer Preston Hazard in an attempt to show Lewis S. Mills High School's side of the story:




Students take turns telling their opinions throughout the event.




  




Officers keep a watchful eye during the event.









Students hold handmade signs to protest gun violence.








Wide angle view of event.



Once again, this article is purely intended for educational purposes and does not represent the political views of Author Preston Hazard or the staff at Lewis S. Mills.

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