March for Our Lives in Santa Maria

March for Our Lives 2022 was held in downtown Santa Maria,  June 11th. Concerned and outraged residents, from Santa Maria, Lompoc, Santa Barbara, and surrounding areas, participated in the nationwide demonstration against gun violence. Chairs with the names of each of the 19 children and 2 teachers, murdered in the Uvalde, TX, mass shooting on May 24th, were lined up facing Broadway. Several local families who have experienced the loss of loved ones due to gun violence spoke. Leaders of local groups encouraged everyone to stay involved and continue as part of an ongoing movement. (Watch for media coverage on KSBY and Noozhawk online news.)

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