Scenes from the Charlotte March For Our Lives rally against gun violence

Rallies are taking part across the globe to call for stronger gun control in America

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. 

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

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

Taking to the streets:

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

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Posted by Jeff Taylor / Social Media Editor

Jeff Taylor is a journalist and artist. In addition to QNotes, his work has appeared in publications such The Charlotte Observer, Creative Loafing Charlotte, Inside Lacrosse, and McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. He graduated from the State University of New York at Brockport and has lived in Charlotte since 2006.@jefftaylorhuman.