Survivors, legislators address gun violence in schools (12 images)

Seven thousand pairs of shoes are placed on the Capitol lawn to memorialize the 7,000 children who have lost their lives to gun violence since the Sandy Hook school shootings. Survivors of the Parkland shooting, and Sens. Mario Rubio, R-Fla., and Orin Hatch, R-Utah, also had news conference to discuss the Stop School Violence Act outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday. Photos by Kevin Dietsch/UPI

This week, President Donald Trump said strengthening background checks for gun purchases would be "fully backed" by the White House, as well as other provisions. No assault rifle ban, though, is expected to pass in Congress. | License Photo
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