The widespread outrage over the Parkland massacre has fueled a national movement.
In the weeks since 17 people lost their lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, students across the country have come together to call for stricter gun regulations as well as the end of gun-related violence. March For Our Lives marked the culmination of those efforts.
On Saturday, hundreds of thousands of people poured into the nation’s capitol and other cities to pressure U.S. lawmakers to take decisive action. They marched in the streets, held signs with powerful messages, and shared stories of loss, anger, and hope.
Though it was a day full of emotion and countless powerful statements, there were a number of speeches that were particularly noteworthy and moving. Here are just some of those moments: