PHOTOS: In wake of Uvalde shooting, March for Our Lives returns to DC

Once again, the March for Our Lives took to the streets of the nation’s capital Saturday afternoon. Spurred by recent mass shootings, the youth-led event called attention to a worsening gun violence epidemic — and insufficient action to address it.

Saturday’s rally on the National Mall north of the Washington Monument serves as a sequel to the 2018 gathering that saw hundreds of thousands fill D.C.’s Pennsylvania and Constitution avenues for stricter gun control. Four years ago, Parkland, Florida, was the epicenter of a national tragedy that moved survivors of gun violence to organize.

This time, it’s Uvalde, Texas.

See photos from the march.

People display placards during the second March for Our Lives rally in support of gun control, Saturday, June 11, 2022, in Washington. The rally is a successor to the 2018 march organized by student protestors after the mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
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