Previous: (NBC News) - Students and faculty set to walk out of schools across the country in just a few hours to honor those killed in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and to push for stricter gun laws.
Seventeen people were killed and more than 20 injured on Valentine's Day when a former student opened fire with a semi-automatic rifle. In the month since a gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School grief transformed into advocacy and action.
Emma Empol, a student said, "We know what we're talking about. It's not just me out here, but all of these well-informed students. It's our job to be educated. It's our job to be informed and know the future."
The latest demonstration, a student-led walkout Wednesday to demand gun law reform.
Kyle Kashuv, a Stoneman Douglas High School student said, "Every student should be able to go to school and feel safe and secure."
The event is expected to last 17 minutes in honor of the 17 killed and is open to students across the country.
Some schools supporting students, providing extra security. But others banning participation and threatening disciplinary action
Schools divided but students committed to calling for change.
Next up for student activists is the "March for Our Lives" next Saturday. The main demonstration is happening in Washington with similar events scattered across the country.