‘Protect our kids’: Parents rally at capitol days after Covenant School shooting

Groups plan to voice their concerns to lawmakers as they head into session.
Published: Mar. 30, 2023 at 7:44 AM CDT|Updated: Mar. 30, 2023 at 7:59 AM CDT
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - Three days after The Covenant School shooting took the lives of three children and three adults, people are demanding change.

Parents and their children rallied at the Tennessee State Capitol on Thursday morning to advocate for stricter gun laws.

The group chanted, “Protect our kids!” and demanded for gun control. They met at 8 a.m. on the steps along Martin Luther King Boulevard across from Legislative Plaza. They then headed to the state capitol, where they planned to get to the second floor and sing.

Advocates voiced their concerns regarding stricter gun laws to lawmakers as they head to session.

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