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Paul McCartney marches in New York in memory of John Lennon

Paul McCartney joins thousands of people in Manhattan during the March for Our Lives rally in New York.
Paul McCartney attended the March for Our Lives in New York as a way to honor his former bandmate and friend John Lennon.
McCartney, wearing a “We Can End Gun Violence” T-shirt, told CNN, “One of my best friends was killed by gun violence right around here, so it’s important to me.”
Lennon was shot and killed Dec. 8, 1980, outside his New York apartment by Mark David Chapman.
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    In New Orleans, students target House Majority Whip Steve Scalise

    House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) was a victim of gun violence, but students here have a message for him: Shame on you.
    On Saturday, New Orleans high school students held signs confronting the congressman ahead of the local March for Our Lives rally.
    “He has an A-rating from the NRA and will never  be an advocate for tougher gun laws,” Louise Olivier, 16, a junior at Benjamin Franklin High School, said as she held a sign assailing the Republican. “He almost died from a gunshot wound and still refuses to do anything.”
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      Parents of slain Virginia reporter attend Washington, D.C., march

      Parents of a slain Virginia TV news reporter attended the March for Our Lives in Washington, D.C., on Saturday afternoon.
      Andy and Barbara Parker carried a poster of their daughter, WDBJ reporter Alison Parker. In August 2015, Parker and cameraman Adam Ward were killed on live TV by a former colleague at a shopping center in Virginia.
      “I’ve been fighting this battle for 2½ years … in this club that no one wants to join,” Andy said.