• Here's What The Parkland Students Have Accomplished So Far

    6 monthes ago - By Refinery29

    It's been exactly a month since a shooter gunned down 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. But in this very short time, a group of grieving students has mobilized into a movement that's already changing the conversation about guns. "It is important to be involved in this because gun violence - mixed with mild incompetence - is found everywhere and is lethal to all of us," Taryn Hibshman, a senior at the school, told Refinery29. Here's what the student activists have accomplished so far. The governor of Florida has signed a sweeping gun safety bill. Breaking...
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  • If You're Participating In A School Walkout, Here's What You Should Know

    If You're Participating In A School Walkout, Here's What You Should Know

    6 monthes ago - By Refinery29

    Scores of students are raising their voices against gun violence on Wednesday, March 14, by planning a National School Walkout. Some school districts, like Needville near Houston , TX, have already threatened to slap students with suspension if they participate in a protest or walkout during school hours. Which might make you wonder: What rights do I really have at school? The American Civil Liberties Union - which has been fighting on students' behalf in districts like Needville, and others from Nevada to New Jersey to Maryland - has put together a Q&A on free speech in schools so that...
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  • NJ Politics Digest: Students, Schools Prepare for Gun Protest Walk Outs

    NJ Politics Digest: Students, Schools Prepare for Gun Protest Walk Outs

    6 monthes ago - By Observer

    Students and school districts throughout the state are preparing for a planned walkout at 10 this morning
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