'Protect Children, Not Guns!': 42 Emotional Photos from the National School Walkouts
U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi shows her support for the national school walkout in Washington, D.C.
"I should be writing my college essay, not my will," reads a Harvest Collegiate High School student's sign, in New York City.
Students from Harvest Collegiate High School form a circle around the fountain in New York City's Washington Square Park.
Students rally in Washington, D.C. to protest gun violence.
"17 dreams destroyed by 17 bullets. Will my dream be next?" reads another sign, outside Chicago's Lane Technical High School.
Students across the United States assemble on the West Front of the US Capitol.
Boston-area high school students gather in St. Paul's Cathedral in Boston before a march to the Statehouse.
The students from Boston-area high schools make their way outside to protest on the steps of the Statehouse.
Students chant while walking out of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
"I stand with Emma. We call BS," a sign reads, referring to outspoken Parkland, Florida shooting survivor Emma Gonzalez, outside Atlanta, Georgia's Druid Hills High School.
Students gather outside Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
Senator Bernie Sanders speaks at a rally outside the Capitol in Washington, D.C.
Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer greets students at a rally outside the Capitol Building.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Kaelyn Bracco crosses her hands to show her message, "Don't shoot".
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo joins the Leadership and Public Service High School student walkout in New York City.
Round Lake High School students exit their school building to participate in the protest.
Students get close together at Philadelphia High School of Create and Performing Arts.
"Are our lives worth your gun?" reads a student's sign at Georgetown University.
Students come together for the 17-minute walkout protest at the Stivers School for the Arts, in Dayton, Ohio.
Students pay their respects to the individuals who lost their lives during the Parkland, Florida shooting, in Dayton, Ohio.
Bearing an American flag and a "stop gun violence" banner, James Ferris High School students in Jersey City, New Jersey walk out of their classrooms.
A huge crowd of Douglas Freeman High School students come together outside of their school building in Richmond, Virginia.
"No more silence and end gun violence," reads a sign carried by two individuals outside Perry Hall High School, in Maryland.
Hundreds of students show their support by walking out of Midwood High School in Brooklyn, New York.
Students in Washington, D.C. protest gun violence in front of the White House.
"Make our schools safe again," reads a sign held up by a student outside the White House.
Students come together to let their voices be heard in Washington, D.C.
"We go to school to get A's, not PTSD," reads another sign.
"Fear has no place in school" and "We go to school to better our lives, not to end them" are among the signs students brought with them to a Washington, D.C. walkout.
Students hold their signs up high as they chant at a Washington, D.C. walkout.
A Cherry Hill West High School students wants the world to "stand united" during a walkout in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.
Wearing orange shirts with "March for Our Lives" etched on, Miami County Day School students exit their school to protest.
Students from area schools in Brooklyn, New York attend the "ENOUGH National School Walkout" event at Brooklyn Borough Hall.
Druid Hills High School students rally outside their Atlanta, Georgia school.
A student from James Ferris High School waves an American flag as a group of individuals march outside in Jersey City, New Jersey.
With orange balloons in hand, Eastern High School students walk out of class and assemble on their football field in Washington, D.C.
On the same high school football field, students come together and hold hands to commemorate the victims of the Feb. 14 Parkland, Florida shooting.
In New York City, a high school student holds up a piece up paper that reads, "Never again."
A grieving Pat Gibson holds a drawing of Meadow Pollack, a victim of the Feb. 14 Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting, in Parkland, Florida.
Students assemble outside Battery Park City School in New York.
A student shows off his "Enough Is Enough" sign at the Battery Park City School protest.
Students at the American School in London join the national walkouts.