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No Shootings at ‘March for Our Lives’

Q: Were 19 people shot at a “March for Our Lives” rally?

A: No. A misleading headline, posted on dubious websites, referred to shooting victims elsewhere in Chicago over that weekend.

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On March 24, demonstrators in called for stricter gun laws. The were initiated by students who survived a in Florida on Feb. 14.

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