Thousands march for their lives and gun control across Minnesota

An estimated 10,000 have rallied in St. Paul.
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Led by students, thousands of Minnesotans marched across the state as part of a national series of rallies calling for gun control.

Demonstrations in 15 Minnesota cities had been organized along with hundreds others across the nation for the "March For Our Lives."

The biggest of those was in St. Paul, where an estimated 10,000 marchers met at Harriet Island before marching on the State Capitol, where they rallied on its steps.

Dozens of Minnesota students also made the trip to Washington D.C. to join the largest march in the country.

The renewed movement calling for gun control has been sparked by the teenagers who survived the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting on Feb. 14, with the call taken up by high schoolers across the nation.

If you're looking for a counterpoint to Saturday's coverage, the Washington Post did this piece on the young people – namely people of color, as well as young conservatives – who feel like they are having their voices drowned out.

Here are some of the images from Saturday's march.

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