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Photos: Students Rally For #Enough, A National Day Of Action Against Gun Violence

Students rally outside the Capitol Building in Washington. (Andrew Harnik/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
Students rally outside the Capitol Building in Washington. (Andrew Harnik/AP)

Students across the U.S. walked out of classes to gather in solidarity with a national call for stricter gun laws Wednesday.

The #Enough walkout took place exactly one month after the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. With high-schoolers in more than 40 states participating, the walkouts in many places lasted at least 17 minutes, one minute for every person killed in the Feb. 14 shooting. In the Boston area, school closures prohibited students from walking out of classes Wednesday, but hundreds of students descended upon the State House to protest and lobby lawmakers.

Here are images of the student-led protests across America:

After a rally in front of the White House, students marched up Pennsylvania Avenue toward Capitol Hill in Washington, (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
After a rally in front of the White House, students marched up Pennsylvania Avenue toward Capitol Hill in Washington, (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Students sit in silence as they rally in front of the White House in Washington on Wednesday. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Students sit in silence as they rally in front of the White House in Washington on Wednesday. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Pat Gibson holds a drawing of Meadow Pollack, a victim of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, as she kneels outside of the school as part of a nationwide protest against gun violence on Wednesday in Parkland, Fla. (Lynne Sladky/AP)
Pat Gibson holds a drawing of Meadow Pollack, a victim of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, as she kneels outside of the school as part of a nationwide protest against gun violence on Wednesday in Parkland, Fla. (Lynne Sladky/AP)
Students attend a rally at Parkland High School outside Allentown, Pa. on Wednesday. Hundreds of students there walked out of class and headed to the auditorium for the #parklandforparkland rally. (Michael Rubinkam/AP)
Students attend a rally at Parkland High School outside Allentown, Pa. on Wednesday. Hundreds of students there walked out of class and headed to the auditorium for the #parklandforparkland rally. (Michael Rubinkam/AP)
Students from Miami County Day School walk out of their school to protest gun violence in Miami Shores, Fla.,(Marta Lavandier/AP)
Students from Miami County Day School walk out of their school to protest gun violence in Miami Shores, Fla.,(Marta Lavandier/AP)
Students from Eagle Rock High School in Los Angeles hold a moment of silence for victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting on Wednesday. (Richard Vogel)
Students from Eagle Rock High School in Los Angeles hold a moment of silence for victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting on Wednesday. (Richard Vogel)
Students chant on the State House steps during a rally in Boston Wednesday. (Michael Dwyer/AP)
Students chant on the State House steps during a rally in Boston Wednesday. (Michael Dwyer/AP)
Hundreds of students walk out of Midwood High School as part of the nationwide protest against gun violence Wednesday in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (Mark Lennihan/AP)
Hundreds of students walk out of Midwood High School as part of the nationwide protest against gun violence Wednesday in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (Mark Lennihan/AP)

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