After millions of young people around the world marched in protest of gun violence, students from Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida spoke out about how to keep their historic movement going.>> Moving forward it's all about registering to vote, educating others, and starting more of a conversation so more people get politically involved.
You'll see the statistics. It's an embarrassing turnout. 1 in 5 people in the last election showed up in the 18 to, was it 29, demographic?>> Reaction to Saturday's global outcry came from both sides of the political aisle. Rick Santorum, former Republican Senator from Pennsylvania turned to CNN Contributor, said this on a Sunday Network Roundtable, how about kids, instead of looking to someone else to solve their problem, do something about maybe taking CPR classes.
Santorum, as a result, suffered a swift barrage of backlash on Twitter. Democratic Senator, Mark Warner from Virginia applauded the student's "genuineness," and suggested that, despite multiple failed efforts to pass gun legislation, a change could be coming.>> I think this time it's gonna be different. I think their demand for sensible gun control, I think we can actually get it done.
>> And in Rome, Pope Francis' Palm Sunday Mass included a plea for young people to keep speaking out.>>
> There are many ways to silence young people and make them invisibile, many ways to anesticise them, to make them keep quiet, ask nothing, question nothing. It's up to you to not keep quiet.
>> While Francis did not mention Saturday's marches, he has often condemned weapons manufacturing and mass shootings. The Catholic news service reported that sisters Gabriella and Valentina Zuniga, both Parkland students, attended the mass after marching in Rome's local protest.