National school walkout marks a month since Parkland, targets gun 'inaction'

Exactly one month after 17 people were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School , survivors of the massacre will join tens of thousands of students across the U.S. and walk out of class Wednesday.

The 10 a.m. protest will last 17 minutes and aims to highlight "Congress' inaction against the gun violence plaguing our schools and neighborhoods," according to organizers.

In Parkland, students, teachers and administrators will spill out onto the football field, while some students plan to walk out to a nearby park for a rally.

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