Hundreds of students at the Miguel Contreras Learning Complex walk out to protest gun violence

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Hundreds of students at the Miguel Contreras Learning Complex in the Westlake District took part in a strike Tuesday morning, walking out of their classes to protest gun violence.

After leaving their campus, located at 322 Lucas Avenue, the students made their way to Los Angeles City Hall, where Sky9 spotted them protesting on the steps in front.

Students held various signs expressing their support for gun control, which read ‘We should be able to feel safe at school’ and ‘Fear has no place in school’ among many others .

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Students from the Miguel Contreras Learning Center on the steps of Los Angeles City Hall.

CBSA


The move comes in light of recent school walkouts and protests following a series of mass shootings in recent weeks, including the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, that left 21 people dead.

Last week, dozens of schools across the country participated in a joint effortorchestrated by Students Demand Action, to protest stricter gun control.

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