MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – A group of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting survivors started their nationwide bus tour registering young voters to help accomplish their vision for stricter gun laws at a rally on Chicago’s South Side.READ MORE: Coral Gables Man Refuses To Sell Family House Swallowed By Massive Development
Kyrah Simon from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, where 17 people died on Feb. 14, told the crowd largely made up of young people Friday evening that their voices matter.READ MORE: Miami-Dade Police Officer Arrested On Domestic Violence Charge
Former Rep. Gabby Giffords, who was gravely wounded in a 2012 shooting, told the crowd to vote on Election Day to effect the change they want. Entertainers Jennifer Hudson, Chance the Rapper and will.i.am also appeared.
The Parkland students are planning more than 25 stops during a two-month tour targeting communities rocked by gun violence or where lawmakers supported by the National Rifle Association are seeking office.MORE NEWS: Bodies Of 2 Girls Found In Same Lauderhill Canal Just Hours Apart
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