Vox: Pro-gun rights high school students are staging a walkout of their own

Pro-gun rights high school students are walking out of schools in 42 states Wednesday for 16 minutes in support of Second Amendment rights. The walkout, “Stand for the Second,” is a response to the March 14 National School Walkout that called for gun control policy measures while honoring the one-month anniversary of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

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Murrieta Patch: Some RivCo Students Plan Walkout For 2nd Amendment Rights

A nationwide student walkout is happening all across the country on Wednesday — but this time it isn't to protest gun violence and push for new laws, it's in support of second amendment rights. In Riverside County, two walkouts were planned — in Beaumont and in Hemet. In nearby Redlands, two walkouts were planned. No other schools in Riverside County announced participation in the event.

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AZCENTRAL: ‘Stand for the Second’: Students across USA plan 16-minute walkout to back Second Amendment

Students at schools across the nation plan to walk out of their classrooms Wednesday to show their support for the Second Amendment. The event comes just over a month after students around the country staged a walkout aimed at stopping gun violence and honoring the students killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., in February.

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KGW8 Portland: Oregon, SW Washington students walk out to support 2nd Amendment

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Students at Oregon and Southwest Washington schools joined others across the nation Wednesday, walking out of their classrooms to show their support for the Second Amendment. The national event, called "Stand for the Second," was started by New Mexico high schooler Will Riley. Students say they will walk out of classes for 16 minutes. Organizers say the expect student in more than 40 states to take part.

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Dallas Patch: Dallas Students Join National Pro-Gun Walkouts

Several schools in the Dallas area are expected to see walkouts Wednesday, as students participate in the "Stand for the Second Walkout," a pro-gun movement. The movement is backed by the Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund, a right-wing super political action committee (PAC) that backed Ted Cruz in the 2016 presidential election.

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The Washington Times: Second Amendment school walkout delivers message with less media, no stars

They didn’t get the same wall-to-wall media coverage or celebrity plugs, but the thousands of students who walked out Wednesday for the Second Amendment demonstrated that not every teen agrees with David Hogg. Students in more than 40 states held 16-minute rallies at their schools...

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Reason: Students Across the Country Walk Out of School in Defense of Gun Rights

Yesterday at 10 a.m., pro-Second Amendment students across the country participated in a 16-minute walkout from class as part of a national event backed by the Tea Party Patriots. Called "Stand for the Second," the demonstration was a response to the March 14 National School Walkout in support of gun control.

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NPR: Students Held Another School Walkout, This Time For Gun Rights

More students walked out of their high schools on Wednesday, but this time they were walking out to support the right to bear arms. "Stand for the Second" was organized by Will Riley, an 18-year-old high school senior from New Mexico. "It all starts [with] myself and a few of my friends in my living room, making calls," he told NPR.

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WCAX Vermont: Vermont students rally in support of gun rights

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"It's a walkout, I guess, kind of in response to the other walkout. Pro-Second Amendment, gun rights in general," said Dylan Lawrence, a junior at U-32. About 100 U-32 students walked out of class to show their voices matter, too. This, after students across the country walked out of class after the Parkland school shooting to rally for stricter gun legislation.

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CNN: Pro-gun students walk out of school to ‘Stand for the Second’

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Some students who support gun rights walked out of school on Wednesday in a coordinated event to "Stand for the Second." Lane Cooper, 16, is an 11th-grade student in the Schoharie Central School District in New York, and he was one of those who walked out of class.

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