Celebrities are showing their support for the #ENOUGH National School Walkout on Wednesday which saw students nationwide protest to mark the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting.
Taking to Twitter stars like Miley Cyrus, Kendall Jenner and Kerry Washington all praised the young students for exercising their right to protest gun violence.
Miley, 25, wrote: ‘Proud of all of you! Never give up! You are THE change! So amazing to see young people take back their power and USE it! #NationalWalkoutDay’
Praise: Miley Cyrus and Kendall Jenner are among celebrities who voiced their praise on Wednesday for students walking out in protest following the latest school shooting
Proud: The 23-year-old songstress was happy to see students doing something to see change
Inspired: Model Kendall tweeted that she was inspired by the students
Model and E! star Kendall Jenner took to the micro blogging site to say: ‘to all the students participating in NationalWalkoutDay … you inspire me’ along with a clapping hands emoji.
The Avengers star Chris Evans went a step further to implore the GOP to listen to the protests.
‘The young people of this generation give me so much hope. Are u listening @GOP? Time for gun laws to change. And for you 2A-ers, relax, no one is saying you cant own a gun, your right to ‘bear arms shall not be infringed’. Just looking for common sense reform! #NationalWalkoutDay’ he tweeted.
Other stars speaking out on Twitter Wednesday included Jimmy Fallon, Ellen DeGeneres, Zendaya, Ryan Seacrest, Patton Oswalt and Maria Shriver.
I stand with you: Scandal star Kerry Washington showed her support on Twitter
So proud: Former Disney star Zendaya also took to the micro-blogging site to express her support
Every student: The actress revealed her thoughts were with on the students protesting
US students from coast to coast left classrooms for 17 minutes to commemorate each of the students and staff killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland on February 14.
The walkout is part of a burgeoning, grass-roots movement that emerged immediately after the attack.
Many held banners eviscerating the National Rifle Association for funding politicians accused of standing in the of progress on tighter gun control laws.
On Wednesday morning, the NRA responded on Twitter by promoting an AR-15, the same kind of gun used to kill 17 people in the massacre, with the caption ‘I’ll control my own guns, thank you.
On March 24 more will gather in Washington, DC for March For Our Lives.
‘This is change’: TV hosts Jimmy Fallon and Ellen DeGeneres took to Twitter to support the students
Common sense: The Avengers star Chris Evans implored the GOP to do something about the problem
Taking action: US students from coast to coast left classrooms for 17 minutes to commemorate each of the students and staff killed in Parkland on February 14. Pictured are students in San Francisco on Wednesday
Enough is enough: Teenagers in DC area are pictured walking out of school to demand gun control legislation