CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Hundreds of demonstrators took to Marshall Park in Charlotte, and then marched through uptown, as part of the March For Our Lives rallies taking part around the globe to protest against gun violence and for stricter gun control laws.

The rally was organized by local youth leaders, and included individuals of all ages, who brought signs, made speeches, chanted, and otherwise made their voices heard on the issue. 

Below are some of the sights and sounds from the rally. 

Advocates call for stricter gun control laws to stop the violence:

https://twitter.com/LaVendrickS/status/977561859955019777

Taking to the streets:

Watch the rally live from Washington, D.C. below.

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