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ak know, like to shoot in the US. February 14 was another event - one of the deadliest school massacres in the world: the school in Parkland, 60 miles north of Miami, a former student came to the semi-automatic rifle and shot students and teachers. Killed 17 people, as many more were injured.

Americans took to the marches against weapons

Also, it was the deadliest shooting in modern US history throughout, the offender was arrested alive.

This was the reason for the march against weapons in the United States, which was held in hundreds of American cities. Let's see how the Americans are protesting.

People on the "March for our lives" - is the official name - it's a lot. In some cities, it was the hundreds of thousands. This Washington, DC March 24, 2018. (Photo by Alex Brandon):

Americans took to the marches against weapons

Former US President Barack Obama, of course, fully supported this event, as he called his main disappointment presidency unsuccessful attempts to influence US legislation regarding access to deadly weapons. (Photo by Alex Edelman):

Americans took to the marches against weapons

In Washington, according to police estimates, 800,000 took to the march. In New York, according to the mayor, 175 thousand, in the major cities of Texas (Dallas, Houston) - for 10-15 thousand. In the Parkland campaign gathered 20,000 participants - more than half the population of this small town in the state of Florida. Activists gathered to protest near the US Embassy in London, Stockholm and Copenhagen. (Photo by Leah Millis):

Americans took to the marches against weapons

Of course, it is unlikely that anything will change. Gun lobby strongly in the US, and Trump called the Second Amendment, "the first American freedom" and in favor of maintaining "this fundamental right." In February 2017 Trump signed a law abolishing the ban on arms sales to people with mental disorders. (Photo Tolga Akmen):

Americans took to the marches against weapons

The action at the embassy in London on March 24, 2018. (Photo by Tolga Akmen):

Americans took to the marches against weapons

The action in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 24 March 2018. (Photo by Nacho Doce):

Americans took to the marches against weapons

Houston, Texas March 24, 2018. (Photo by Loren Elliott):

Americans took to the marches against weapons

New York March 24, 2018. (Photo by Craig Ruttle):

Americans took to the marches against weapons

Cincinnati, Ohio, March 24, 2018. (Photo by John Minchillo):

Americans took to the marches against weapons

Houston, Texas March 24, 2018. (Photo by David J. Phillip):

Americans took to the marches against weapons

March against weapons in Washington March 24, 2018. (Photo by Leah Millis):

Americans took to the marches against weapons

March against weapons in Washington March 24, 2018. (Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds):

Americans took to the marches against weapons

Washington March 24, 2018. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla):

Americans took to the marches against weapons

Washington, DC March 24, 2018. (Photo by Alex Edelman):

Americans took to the marches against weapons

National database of weapons in the United States still does not exist, and the exact number of weapons in the hands of the population is unknown. (Photo by Eric Thayer):

Americans took to the marches against weapons

'March for our lives "in Washington, DC March 24, 2018. (Photo by Alex Edelman):

Americans took to the marches against weapons

Despite outrage across the country, the real action took only Florida lawmakers. There has passed a law that raised the minimum age for the purchase of weapons from 18 to 21 years. It also requires the purchase of issued only within three days after payment. It is assumed that it will prevent those who acquire it in anger or in a fit of illness. (Photo by Mandel Ngan):

Americans took to the marches against weapons

'March for our lives "in Washington, DC March 24, 2018. A lot of people. (Photo by Eric Thayer):

Americans took to the marches against weapons

And this, incidentally, one of the survivors of the shooting at a school in the city of Parkland, March 24 2018. (Photo by Andrew Harnik):

Americans took to the marches against weapons

Washington March 24, 2018. (Photo by Nicholas Kamm):

Americans took to the marches against weapons

According to statistics, since 1990 in primary and secondary schools there were 22 major shooting incident. (Photo by Elaine Thompson):

Americans took to the marches against weapons

The action in Central Park in New York. (Photo by Craig Ruttle):

Americans took to the marches against weapons

Phoenix, Arizona, March 24 2018. (Photo by Matt York):

Americans took to the marches against weapons

Los Angeles, CA March 24, 2018. (Photo by Mario Tama):

Americans took to the marches against weapons

Washington, DC March 24, 2018. (Photo by Win McNamee):

Americans took to the marches against weapons