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Susan Nelson, author and public speaker on brain injury awareness and gun safety, at her home in Austin, Texas. Nelson survived a point-blank gunshot to the head in 1993. Gabriel C. Perez/KUT hide caption

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Texas Disability Group Wants Victims' Voices Heard In Gun Debate

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Demonstrators march toward Las Vegas City Hall during the March for Our Lives rally last month in Las Vegas, where 58 people were killed in an October 2017 mass shooting. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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Lane Murdock, a high school sophomore, says she felt numb after the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., and knew it was time for her to try to make some change. Christian Carter/WSHU hide caption

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Meet The Students Who Dreamed Up Friday's National School Walkout

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(Left) Stacy, and sister Tracy reminisce over a collage of photos of Maleak Coffin, who died three days after being shot in December. The blanket was gifted to the family by Maleak's girlfriend, Marshay Walker. Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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U.S. Rep Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) with Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Junior Tyah Amoy Roberts. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Parkland Students Bring Campaign To Town Halls

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Dr. Garen Wintemute at the University of California, Davis, Medical Center, says of the new authority given to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: "There's no funding. There's no agreement to provide funding. There isn't even encouragement." Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Protest signs for a "March for Our Lives" rally sit on a table in Murray, Ky., just south of Marshall County. The community here is recovering from a school shooting — and trying to start a conversation about gun violence and gun regulation, in a region where gun ownership is widespread Camila Domonoske/NPR hide caption

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Phil Sturm, a Realtor who lives in Chevy Chase, Md., will host around 20 students from North Carolina this weekend. Brakkton Booker/NPR hide caption

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Washington, D.C., Residents House Students Coming In For Gun Control March

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Marysville Pilchuck High School, north of Seattle. In October 2014, a freshman shot five students in the cafeteria, visible in the background. It has been locked and off-limits since the shooting. Martin Kaste/NPR hide caption

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Despite Heightened Fear Of School Shootings, It's Not A Growing Epidemic

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Vince Warner fires an AK-47 with a bump stock installed at Good Guys Gun and Range in Utah. A significant majority of Americans favor outlawing the attachment, according to the latest NPR/Ipsos poll. George Frey/Getty Images hide caption

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NPR Poll: After Parkland, Number of Americans Who Want Gun Restrictions Grows

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