Part of national March for Our Lives takes place in Lubbock

Part of national March for Our Lives takes place in Lubbock
Demonstrators line up along a curb on 19th Street during the Lubbock March for Our Lives protest (Source: Eli Fierro, KCBD)

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Lubbock natives gathered at 5 p.m. around Tim Cole Park near the intersection of 19th Street and University Avenue on Saturday as part of the national March for Our Lives movement.

The demonstration, which is hosted by March for Our Lives, is set as a way to protest gun laws around the country and promotes the safety of school students. This was spurred by the 17 people killed in February at Stoneman Douglass High School in Parkland Florida.

Organizers of the march estimate that more than 800 demonstrations have taken place all throughout the U.S., more notable Washington D.C., New York City, Los Angeles, and more close to home Austin.

Most of the organization for the Lubbock march has been posted on the Facebook page Lubbock March for Our Lives.

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