Gun Policy

Carbondale Middle School Students Protest Gun Violence

Mar 15, 2018
Mountain Maes

Carbondale Middle School was among schools across the county and the country that staged a 17-minute walk-out Wednesday to honor the 17 victims of last month's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. Andy Zanca Youth News reporter and Carbondale Middle School student Mountain Maes talks with classmates Brooks Chatman and Ella Kipp about yesterday’s event.

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