Thousands of people rallied for the March for Our Lives in Chicago. Two student organizers of the event said they hope the march sent a message to lawmakers.
"This is a litmus test for lawmakers in November on a state and federal level," said University of Chicago student Marley Rosario, 19, of Chicago's March for Our Lives. "And even on the city level in 2019. To make sure that they are going to be held accountable. We're going to get students across the city, across the state of Illinois registered to vote, in masses, to go and show that we will not continue to be victims of gun violence."
Rosario said: "Just know, we will put your feet to the fire. We’re not going to just let you off the hook just because you say a couple words about Parkland and how it's very wrong about what happened, and your thoughts and prayers. No, we'll put your feet to the fire."