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Kern County Residents March For Gun Safety Following Florida School Shooting

Tuesday marks six days since a 19-year-old man walked onto a South Florida high school campus, opened fire, and murdered 17 people. Many students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have spoken out for stricter gun laws. Now students in Kern County are doing the same. On Monday afternoon, students from Bakersfield High School organized a rally in southwest Bakersfield in support of gun safety on high school campuses. FM 89’s Christina Lopez brings us this story. On Presidents Day, students from Bakersfield High School didn’t just take they day off, they took to the streets to demand gun safety on their campus and inside their classrooms. On the corner of Stockdale Highway and California Avenue in Southwest Bakersfield – students, educators and parents stood alongside a busy intersection for a moment of silence to remember the 17 lives lost during last week’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. “It breaks my heart to think of these students

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