It did seem a bit odd that a group of traumatized high school students managed to pull off a highly organized, multi-million dollar rally involving hundreds of thousands of people across the country, all in a matter of just a few weeks. Saturday’s March for Our Lives event, which was supposedly organized “for kids and by kids” is a registered 501(c)(4) nonprofit advocacy organization, which means they are not required to disclose their donors — and there’s a reason why they don’t want people to know who’s pulling the strings.
However, here is a list of at least ten far-left donors known to be behind the March for Our Lives movement, including: Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Mark Kelly & the Gifford Foundation, Michael Bloomberg & Everytown for Gun Safety, MoveOn.org, Planned Parenthood, George Soros & Open Society Institute, the Tides Foundation, Women’s March, Louis Farrakhan, Friends Committee of National Legislation, American Federation of Teachers,Jeri Rhodes & Greenpeace, Friends Committee on National Legislation.
Basically, a whos who of Progressive/anti-gun activists.
The Washington Post reported, “Contrary to what’s been reported in many media accounts, the D.C. March for Our Lives crowd was not primarily made up of teenagers. Only about 10 percent of the participants were under 18. The average age of the adults in the crowd was just under 49 years old, which is older than participants at the other marches but similar to the age of the average participant at the Million Moms March in 2000, which was also about gun control.
Even more interesting, the new protesters were less motivated by the issue of gun control. In fact, only 12 percent of the people who were new to protesting reported that they were motivated to join the march because of the gun-control issue, compared with 60 percent of the participants with experience protesting.
Instead, new protesters reported being motivated by the issues of peace (56 percent) and Trump (42 percent), who has been a galvanizing force for many protests. The March for Our Lives had the allure of a free concert — in fact, the event’s website maintained a list of performers but never listed the speakers. But it is one thing to turn out to watch Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ariana Grande perform…”