Hundreds of Gun-Reform Protesters March Through Houston

Hundreds of gun-reform demonstrators marched through Houston, Texas, on Saturday, June 11, as similar protests took place nationwide.

Video filmed by Stephanie Hernandez shows protesters in Houston.

More than 450 events were scheduled to take place across the US in the wake of recent mass shootings, including at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, and a grocery store in Buffalo, New York.

US President Joe Biden said on Saturday that he supported the marches and called on Congress to “do something”. Credit: Stephanie Hernandez via Storyful

Video transcript

Perpetrators your time has come. And to those who say 18-year-olds ought to be able to buy weapons of war, here's what I say. Tell that to the ghost of the person who died shopping at the Tops food market. Explain that for the spirit of the people who have their children that have lost their lives at the school in Uvalde. Explain it. If you will, please, to those whose hearts have been broken because the guns have massacred and killed their kids. It's time for us to take the--

Hey, hey, ho, ho, Abbott's got to go.

Vote him out.

Yeah, I think he would be open to something.

What do we want?

Gun reform.

When do we want it?

Now.

What do we want?

Gun reform.

When do we want it?

Now.

Vote them out.

Vote him out.

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