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‘We Deserve More:’ Student Groups Plan Campus Walkouts After Texas School Shooting

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In the wake of the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, in which 19 students and two teachers were killed, students across the country are once again planning to walk out as a form of political action against gun violence. 

The non-profit Students Demand Action, a subsidiary of Everytown for Gun Safety, have registered a call to action that students, parents, teachers and school staff walk out of their classrooms and campuses on Thursday, May 26, at 12 p.m. Eastern time, 9 a.m. Pacific. (Everytown for Gun Safety, which advocates for universal background checks and gun-safety measures, is backed by Michael Bloomberg, founder and majority owner of Bloomberg News parent company Bloomberg LP.)