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Thousands Expected In NYC For Nationwide March For Our Lives Rally

March 23, 2018 - 1:06 pm

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Thousands are expected to place in the "March for Our Lives" rally in New York City Saturday.

Rallies will take place across the country to protest against gun violence, with the main rally 

taking place in Washngton, D.C.

The march was created by survivors of the Feb. 14 Parkland, Florida school shooting that left 17 people dead.

According to the MFOL website, "The kids and families of March For Our Lives will take to the streets of Washington DC to demand that their lives and safety become a priority and that we end gun violence and mass shootings in our schools today."

The event in NYC is scheduled to kick off at 10 a.m. and will go from Central Park West to Midtown.

Thousands of students in NYC and across the country walked out of their classrooms on March 14 to protest gun violence on National Walkout Day.