Today is National School Walkout Day, with students across the States protesting gun violence by walking out of their classrooms at 10am for 17 minutes (a minute for each life lost in the tragic Parkland school shooting).
Unsurprisingly, plenty of those in the rock scene have been showing their support for the cause via social media – and as 10am hits more states (time difference, folks), we’re sure many more bands will be offering their thoughts on the day in the coming hours.
In the meantime, though, you can read the support for #NationalWalkoutDay below…
Was about to tweet something in regards to this, but Michelle nailed it for me. So here’s a signal boost. Love to a… https://t.co/TIPAvYWkGK— Alexander William (@AlexAllTimeLow) Wed Mar 14 14:39:39 +0000 2018
Proud of all of you participating in National Walkout Day.— Dan Campbell (@headabovewater) Wed Mar 14 16:18:51 +0000 2018
infinite respect to any kids participating in the walk out today, you’re truly making an impact.— Sorority Noise (@sororitynoise) Wed Mar 14 15:20:26 +0000 2018
THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT 💝 National School Walkout: Live Updates - The New York Times https://t.co/zEfEfZbl7G— Tay Jardine (@SAINTEsays) Wed Mar 14 15:12:53 +0000 2018
The irony is no one is forcing anyone to walk out, but you are forcing your daughter to stay in. You’re taking away… https://t.co/IISExLUNWI— Chrissy Costanza (@ChrissyCostanza) Wed Mar 14 15:04:42 +0000 2018
I am 100% on the side of kids not wanting to be shot in school, over those whose only wish is to sell more and deadlier guns.— snddoɥ ʞɹɐɯ (@markhoppus) Wed Mar 14 15:25:19 +0000 2018
I hope the lawmakers are paying attention, all these young people marching will be voting now or soon.. Pay attenti… https://t.co/mKKdpxcVBY— KevinLyman (@KevinLyman) Wed Mar 14 14:58:12 +0000 2018
If you are forced to serve detentions for walking out, remember you will be able to vote out those school boards th… https://t.co/xqi6zoMyRu— KevinLyman (@KevinLyman) Wed Mar 14 15:10:05 +0000 2018