Rally against gun violence gathers 500,000 people in US capital
By Zhang Mengxu and Zhang Penghui
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People march for tougher gun control in campus in Washington DC, US on March 24, 2018. (Photos: Zhang Mengxu and Zhang Penghui/ People's Daily)

Washington (People's Daily) -Hundreds of thousands of American people take to the streets in Washington DC Saturday, demanding stronger actions to end school gun violence. 

Called “March for Our Lives”, the rally is expected to draw around half a million people to show up in the nation’s capital, a volunteer told People’s Daily. According to the organizers, many celebrities and young advocates will deliver speeches from noon to 3 pm.

Dozens of US cities will also witness protests and gatherings on Saturday.