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7000 Empty Children's Shoes to Demand Gun Control in US

Gun control activists staged a memorial made up of 7,000 pairs of shoes outside the United States Congress Tuesday as they continue to demand measures to control gun ownership and meaningful gun regulations.
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During the early morning volunteers placed children
During the early morning volunteers placed children's shoes in front of the U.S. Capitol. Photo:Reuters
Their main demand: tougher gun control to stop gun violence and shootings.
Their main demand: tougher gun control to stop gun violence and shootings. Photo:Reuters
The action aims to pressure the U.S. Congress into action.
The action aims to pressure the U.S. Congress into action. Photo:Joseph Huff-Hannon
On Wednesday students will continue their protests through a walkout in 2,500 schools across the United States.
On Wednesday students will continue their protests through a walkout in 2,500 schools across the United States. Photo:Coalition to Stop Gun Violence
Many donated shoes, including Tom Mauser who lost his son Daniel in the 1999 Columbine shooting.
Many donated shoes, including Tom Mauser who lost his son Daniel in the 1999 Columbine shooting. Photo:Sara Kenigsberg
7,000 unfilled children
7,000 unfilled children's shoes to commemorate the children killed by gunfire since the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre. Photo:Greg Hogben
#NotOneMore
#NotOneMore Photo:Reuters
Published 13 March 2018
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