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Florida students rally to demand gun law reform
Thousands of students descended on Florida's Capitol in Tallahassee one week after the worst mass shooting at a high school in U.S. history.
Tyra Hemans, 19, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, speaks before boarding a bus with other students to travel to Tallahassee on Feb. 20, 2018.
About 100 students traveled some 450 miles by bus Tuesday to the Florida capitol to convince state lawmakers the time for change is now, after 17 people were killed in a mass shooting at the high school.
Florida House members Rep. Manny Diaz, Jr., R- Hialeah, from left, Rep. Larry Ahern, R- Seminole, and Rep. Ben Albritton, R- Wauchula, stand in silence with other members of the Florida House in memory of the 17 people killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
Lobbyists and attorneys listen as students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School interrupt a house legislative committee hearing to challenge lawmakers on gun control reform on Feb. 21.