#MarchForOurLives – Photos from NYC

#MarchForOurLives – Photos from NYC

The NYC March for Our Lives on March 24, 2018 was huge, lively and both festive and serious. So many young people, and people of all ages, came together affirming life and demanding change in the U.S. gun culture and laws. Many called for a ban on assault weapons for civilians.

I spoke with a veteran watching on the side of the march who was dismayed to see the NRA characterized as a terrorist organization, although he agreed that their marketing tactics were problematic. He thought the polarized communications on both sides needed to be toned down. In this age of social media tweets, texts, and massive personal data harvesting and manipulation, we still need to talk to people one on one about our differences of opinion.

–Grove Harris, TOU UN Representative

Sisters in the streets.

 

Marching was a family affair.

 

Veterans for Peace show up everywhere.

 

Values on display.

 

Root cause and solution.

 

Clarity.

 

A religious voice.

 

Values called out.

 

Friends marching in NYC.

 

Grandparents backing up the youth.

 

Calling on men.

 

“Enough” in Hebrew.

 

All photos by Grove Harris.

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