“I can tell you for sure, it’s larger than the Trump inauguration,” said Democratic Representative Chris Van Hollen of this weekend’s protest against gun violence in Washington D.C.
Washington D.C. was the site of the main march, but it was far from the only one. Practically every major city in America held large protests over the weekend.
Here is but a sampling of images and video from what may turn out to be a watershed moment in American history, as a new generation assumes the mantle of political responsibility—abdicated by those who came before them.
Jacob Weindling is a staff writer for Paste politics. Follow him on Twitter at @Jakeweindling.