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Demonstrators listen as the names of the victims of the Florida school shooting are read during a student protest for gun control legislation in front of the White House on Wednesday. (Evan Vucci/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
Demonstrators listen as the names of the victims of the Florida school shooting are read during a student protest for gun control legislation in front of the White House on Wednesday. (Evan Vucci/AP)

A week ago, a school shooting in Parkland, Florida, killed 17 people. President Trump is meeting with some of the Florida students, teachers and parents directly affected by the tragedy. The White House says the president is holding a "listening session" to determine how to improve school safety.

Around the country, students and others are mobilizing over this. Thousands of people are expected to attend walkouts and marches that are planned around the country — including here in Massachusetts.

We hear from some local student as well as lawmakers and business leaders on the growing momentum around gun control reform.

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Rachel Pryke and Mackenzie Cooper, seniors at Acton-Boxborough Regional High School. They are coordinating a walkout at their high school.

Sasha Costanza-Chock, an associate professor of civic media at MIT and a faculty associate at the Berkman-Klein Center at Harvard University. She tweets @schock.

Rep. David Linsky, state representative for the Fifth Middlesex District, which include Natick. He tweets @repdavidlinsky.

Jim Wallace, executive director of the Gun Owner's Action League of Massachusetts, which tweets @goalupdate.

This segment aired on February 21, 2018.

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