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'March For Our Lives' rally draws several thousand to downtown Cincinnati

The Young Feminists Coalition, along with United We Stand and Moms Demand Action, invited Tri-State residents to partake in a March For Our Lives rally Saturday. (WXIX) The Young Feminists Coalition, along with United We Stand and Moms Demand Action, invited Tri-State residents to partake in a March For Our Lives rally Saturday. (WXIX)
The Young Feminists Coalition, along with United We Stand and Moms Demand Action, invited Tri-State residents to partake in a March For Our Lives rally Saturday. (WXIX) The Young Feminists Coalition, along with United We Stand and Moms Demand Action, invited Tri-State residents to partake in a March For Our Lives rally Saturday. (WXIX)
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

The Young Feminists Coalition, along with United We Stand and Moms Demand Action, invited Tri-State residents to partake in a March For Our Lives rally Saturday.

It began 11 a.m. with speakers at City Hall, with the march slated for 11:30 a.m. Several thousand attended.

The rally was initiated by the victims of the mass school shooting earlier this year at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

After Parkland shooting, worldwide 'March for Our Lives'

A news release for the event read, in part:

Things can't go on as they are currently. We need stricter regulations on guns to ensure that those who are unable to be responsible with firearms won't have access to them. By showing up to the march, we will show lawmakers just how many people are advocating for change. We will force them to make a difference. We won't stop fighting until there isn't another incident of gun violence. Not one more.

The grandmother of slain Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting victim Jamie Guttenberg attended today’s rally.

"There's a hole that will never go away again. She was a pretty amazing kid. She was 14-years -old,” said Ethel Guttenberg. 

Rasleen Krupp is the founder of The Young Feminist Coalition and is a junior at Wyoming High School.

"We need to make a change. I think that comprehensive gun legislation is definitely necessary, commonsense gun legislation. We need to make sure that the people who cannot be responsible with guns cannot have access to guns that very very important,” said rally organizer Rasleen Krupp.

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