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US anti-gun youth movement gaining strength

A growing number of young people in the US are coming together to speak out against lax gun laws.

As members of Congress debate the issue of gun control, teenagers are walking out of class to protest against inaction.

The grassroots movement has been sweeping the country since the deadly Florida shooting two weeks ago, and individual states are now considering their own legislative changes.

Al Jazeera’s Stefanie Dekker reports.