Two Shoreline March For Our Lives events

Sunday, March 25, 2018

11am March
Photo by Steven H. Robinson

Shoreline was the scene of two small marches on Saturday in support of March For Our Lives. Most participants went to the big march in Seattle, but some preferred staying closer to home.

March For Our Lives 11am Shoreline
Photo by Steven H. Robinson

The first march was at 11am. It was organized by a Shorewood student, but most of the participants were adults. Moms with little ones (and dogs) in strollers, people with mobility issues, members of Mom Demand Action, and other citizens participated.

11am March For Our Lives
Photo by Steven H. Robinson

People gathered on the Interurban Trail at N 175th around 11am, marched to N 185th to rally briefly, then back to N 175th.

Democrats rally at 4pm in support of March
Photo by Steven H. Robinson

At 4pm, local Democrats gathered on the Interurban Trail just north of N 175th. They had been in their annual caucus all day and unable to join either the earlier gathering or the big march in Seattle. 

Deputy Mayor Jesse Salomon, left and Sen. Maralyn Chase
on the right, were among the speakers
Photo by Steven H. Robinson

They listened to remarks from several speakers, including state Sen. Maralyn Chase, Deputy Shoreline Mayor Jesse Salomon, and a man who talked about growing up in Detroit.
Democrats and other residents rally in support
of March For Our Lives at 4pm on Saturday


The announced counter protest from the 32nd District Republicans did not materialize. According to their Facebook page,

UPDATE: After meeting last night we decided to leave these misguided socialists alone in their hysteria. Instead we will meet at the Starbucks at 220th and Aurora in Edmonds @10am, and from there will take first time AR 15 buyers on a field trip to help them select/purchase firearms!  
Others will go out from there to canvass precincts.

Updated with 32nd Republican information 3-26-2018 12:28pm


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