HOUSTON - Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to march on Saturday in cities across the U.S. after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida sparked a national conversation on gun control. Thousands are expected to take to the streets in downtown Houston and march to Senator Ted Cruz's office Saturday morning.
Here are the events as they unfold in the Bayou City:
The march also saw gun supporters who made appearance Saturday morning downtown. They said they were glad to make their point during the peaceful protest.
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Katy ISD students Gustavo and Ben spoke with KHOU 11 reporter Melissa Correa and said they will be singing a Lin-Manuel Miranda song at the rally after the actor and activist shared his sheet music with the teens. Gustavo and Ben will sing the song at the same time Miranda will be singing it at the national march in Washington D.C.
KHOU 11 reporter Janel Forte is live from downtown Houston ahead of the march.
Mental Health and Wellness expert Bill Prasad talks to KHOU 11 anchor Ron Trevino on KHOU 11 News This Morning about the younger generation in the world today and how it's different in the ways it's pushing for change.