Here are some of the best tweets in response to this event and coverage of participants:
— Laurene Powell (@laurenepowell) March 14, 2018
— McSpocky™ 👽🖖 (@mcspocky) March 14, 2018
— Samuel Getachew (@samuel_sgd) March 14, 2018
— UnTreasonous Zombie T'Shiva 🐯 #TWDR (@ZShiva__Resists) March 14, 2018
Naomi is co-organizing a walkout at her elementary school with morning with Carter, who is also 11. “Some parents have felt that we’re not old enough to know about it,” Carter said. “Like they think because we’re 5th graders we don’t know anything about what’s happening.” pic.twitter.com/RSty6cH7VY
— Lois Beckett (@loisbeckett) March 14, 2018
— Dianne Kelly, Ed.D. (@RPS_Super) March 14, 2018
— Elizabeth Warren (@elizabethforma) March 14, 2018
Single student walks out of class on #NationalWalkoutDay under threat of suspension from her New Jersey School. “I want to show I care about it, so I want to do something about it.” https://t.co/xveiiEr9KG pic.twitter.com/6uB61Jpql4
— ABC News (@ABC) March 14, 2018
— MAKERS (@MAKERSwomen) March 14, 2018
— NBC News (@NBCNews) March 14, 2018
— Nancy Barile, NBCT (@NancyBarile) March 14, 2018
Listen to this student – A SOPHOMORE – and tell me these kids aren't ready to take this country back. Tell me they're not ready to be the change they want to see in this world #thekidswillhavetheirsay #revere #enough #gunreformnow #studentwalkout #guncontrol #neveragain pic.twitter.com/wIXNuLjapo
— Nancy Barile, NBCT (@NancyBarile) March 14, 2018
— Scott Dworkin (@funder) March 14, 2018
— Friends' Central (@friendscentral) March 14, 2018
— AFGE Local 704 (@704afge) March 14, 2018
If you are supporting #NationalSchoolWalkout today, thank you.
Let today be an invitation to stand every day with all of our children-especially the children of color who suffer from gun violence daily and have been ignored too long.
Let today be your beginning. Not an end.
— Brittany Packnett (@MsPackyetti) March 14, 2018
Proudly & metaphorically standing with all students taking part in today's #NationalSchoolWalkout. I'm inspired by your minds, bravery, and ability to understand how Snapchat works.
— Dylan Marron (@dylanmarron) March 14, 2018
— Alana Massey (@AlanaMassey) March 14, 2018
— People Power (@peoplepower) March 14, 2018
In honor of the #NationalSchoolWalkout and the 17 students & teachers killed in Parkland, I'm heading to the Senate floor to read the names of victims of gun violence.
— Chris Murphy (@ChrisMurphyCT) March 14, 2018
I went back to class and everything was normal. Everyone is happy. Me and my 3 friends here aren't. This isn't 17 minutes for us, this is the rest of our lives. Keep talking and keep listening. #NationalSchoolWalkout
— Carly Novell (@car_nove) March 14, 2018
— Brett Murphy (@ladybrettgm) March 14, 2018
— Nathalie Baptiste (@nhbaptiste) March 14, 2018
— Kayla Epstein 📰 (@KaylaEpstein) March 14, 2018
— National School Walkout (@schoolwalkoutUS) March 14, 2018
— NBC News (@NBCNews) March 14, 2018
— Zoe Daniel (@zdaniel) March 14, 2018
— Larry Sabato (@LarrySabato) March 14, 2018
— MTV (@MTV) March 14, 2018
We are inspired by the young activists walking out of class for 17 minutes today to honor the Parkland victims and to demand policy makers take action to end gun violence. #ENOUGH #NationalSchoolWalkout
— Ben & Jerry's (@benandjerrys) March 14, 2018
Powerful: Hundreds of #Baltimore Poly students laying on ground to honor 17 victims killed in FL shooting & to push for stricter gun laws #NationalSchoolWalkout #NationalWalkoutDay #WalkoutWednesday pic.twitter.com/0pSFht6tVN
— Rick Ritter (@RickRitterWJZ) March 14, 2018
Students will chart the course of our nation’s future. If adults try to ignore your words, rest assured that we will hear your footsteps. To all those walking out today, thank you. #NationalSchoolWalkout #NeverAgain
— Rep. Joe Kennedy III (@RepJoeKennedy) March 14, 2018
Inspired by the young people.
A reminder that starting at 25 they’re all eligible to run for Congress.
— Mariam Ehrari (@mariamehrari) March 14, 2018
At this moment, students, teachers, administrators, parents, and allies are walking out of schools across the nation. They protest Congress’s refusal to enact common sense gun reform.
💥30,000 GUN DEATHS EVERY YEAR
— Matthew Wolff🏳️🌈 #BoycottNRA🚫 (@MatthewWolfff) March 14, 2018
we won’t be next. pic.twitter.com/wrvrkx0FdO
— lupe ❂ (@_luppeee) March 14, 2018
Today is the #NationalSchoolWalkout
It’s not about being obnoxious.
It’s not about getting out of class.
We’re tired of dying. We’re tired of trying to ask for change. Now we’re demanding change.
To every student prepared and willing to fight… I stand with you.
— Hailey Kilgore (@HaileyKilgore) March 14, 2018
You have such a STRONG voice. Keep using it. Keep marching. Keep walking out. Cause some good trouble. #NationalSchoolWalkout
— Delaney Tarr (@delaneytarr) March 14, 2018
View from my room during that last period. I do not view their actions as disruptive, I do believe they are honing a sense of their role in shaping their world. #NationalSchoolWalkout pic.twitter.com/UqtKgn2K0x
— Mr. Shermeta (@dshermeta) March 14, 2018
My ♥️ soared when I saw the students at Brooklyn Tech walk out.
They organized a moment of silence and read each person’s name that was murdered @ Parkland.
It was powerful. It was beautiful.
— Paola Mendoza (@paolamendoza) March 14, 2018
Today, I officially become an attorney. I get to raise my hand and swear an oath to the constitution of the United States and the state of New York.
Honored to do it on the day students exercise their 1st amendment rights via #NationalSchoolWalkout!
— Aditi Juneja (@AditiJuneja3) March 14, 2018
— Never Again Movement (@NeverAgainMov) March 14, 2018
— Dylan Hicks (@_DYLpickle13) March 14, 2018
To all of the students participating in today's #NationalSchoolWalkout to protest gun violence in our schools – I hear you, I stand with you, and I pledge to fight for you in your students’ crusade.#NationalWalkoutDay #NotOneMore pic.twitter.com/ONsMS4t42g
— Ed Markey (@SenMarkey) March 14, 2018
#NationalSchoolWalkout Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy students line up with the images of #Parkland shooting victims. Their names are being read one by one. With a short biography of each. pic.twitter.com/g2DT0xNIzo
— Sandra Gomez-Aceves (@SanGomez_News) March 14, 2018
In one hour, Newtown High School joins @WomensMarchY & thousands of other schools across the nation to say enough is #ENOUGH! #EndGunViolence #NationalSchoolWalkout #NewtownWalkout pic.twitter.com/GAHiUpwpVh
— Jr. Newtown Action Alliance (@Junior_NAA) March 14, 2018
— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) March 14, 2018
— Ashley (@WeareAshley) March 14, 2018
— riley (@rileymegan_0329) March 14, 2018
This is what our kids in Colorado face in light of the #NationalSchoolWalkout – dozens of threats of additional violence.
Students, I believe in you. I will fight for you. I will do everything I can to help keep you safe. You are on the right side of history & I walk with you. pic.twitter.com/odd1rOJ84c
— Trish Zornio (@trish_zornio) March 14, 2018
Watching these students walk out of their schools, I can't help but be emotional.
This young generation rocks. They are standing up for change, which is more than many adults in this country do.
— Allen Watson (Resistance) (@AllenWatson23) March 14, 2018
Proud of all the Brooklyn kids, including my 4th grader, who walked out today to stand up to those who think the enjoyment they get from using guns is sufficient to justify millions of children feeling unsafe in their schools and communities. #NationalSchoolWalkout pic.twitter.com/aUP6ciMENF
— Colin Beirne (@csbeirne) March 14, 2018
— Katie Johnston (@ktjohnston23) March 14, 2018
TOMORROW students across the nation are walking out of class to demand Congress act NOW to end gun violence. Join us March 14th at 10am across time zones. #ENOUGH #GunReformNow pic.twitter.com/UI91bVYFQJ
— Morgan J. Freeman (@mjfree) March 13, 2018
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