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.
A news release for the event read, in part:
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.