Florida Students’ ‘March for Our Lives’ Next Month in D.C. Facing Venue Challenge: National Mall Already Booked

Breitbart | 3/2/2018 | Staff
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Some of the surviving teenagers of the attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on Valentine’s Day that killed 17 people are planning a protest in Washington, DC, on March 24.

But “March for Our Lives” won’t take place on the National Mall because it has already been booked for another event.

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Washington, DC, radio station WTOP reported the development, confirmed by the National Park Service (NPS), the entity responsible for permitting and policing events on the National Mall.

“The March for Our Lives applicants submitted a permit for an event to take place on the National Mall on March 24,” Mike Litterst, an NPS spokesman, told WTOP.

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“We process [on a] first-come, first-served basis,” Litterst said. “So, because that area is not available, we’re working with them to find alternate locations.”

“Litterst confirmed a filming permit was requested for the same date involving some of the same “areas that the march organizers had requested,’” WTOP reported. “For now, Litterst...
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