Chicago teens head to DC for ‘March for Our Lives’

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CHICAGO — Tens of thousands of people will demand tougher gun laws at marches in Chicago, Washington, D.C., and other locations on Saturday.

The shooting rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, triggered the "March for Our Lives."

WGN caught up with three students with After School Matters at O'Hare Airport on Friday, before they left for the nation's capital. One of the students, Mya Middleton, will be one of 15 speakers on Saturday.

Six busloads from St. Sabina left for Washington, D.C., on Friday evening.

Eight kids with After School Matters will leave on Saturday morning.

You can find out more about local "March for Our Lives" events here.

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