George and Amal Clooney Will March in Washington for Gun Control

Amal and George Clooney Pledge Their Support to the Parkland Students' March For Our Livesfacebook dialogPinterest

Amal and George Clooney Pledge Their Support to the Parkland Students' March For Our Livesfacebook dialogPinterest

George and Amal Clooney have come out in support of victims of the Parkland shooting in the United States, making a large donation and also confirming they will march alongside survivors next month.

The nationwide group March For Our Lives announced Sunday that they will march in the nation's capital and other cities to demand safer schools and legislation "to effectively address the gun violence issues that are rampant" across the nation.

The Never Again account, representing survivors, tweeted: "We want to express extreme gratitude for the unbelievable donation that George Clooney and his family have made".

Oprah is "joining forces" with George and Amal Clooney.

To support the movement, George Clooney and his wife, Amal, said they would donate a large sum of money to the cause. "Our children's lives depend on it", Clooney said in a statement, according to Reuters.

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George and Amal Clooney announced Tuesday that they are donating $500,000 to the upcoming "March For Our Lives" in the names of their 8-month-old twins, Alexander and Ella. "These inspiring young people remind me of the Freedom Riders of the 60s who also said we've had ENOUGH and our voices will be heard".

The actor and human rights lawyer are pledging US$500,000 to the March event, which they will also attend.

Oprah Winfrey is doing her part to help end gun violence once and for all.

In an emailed statement, Spielberg and Capshaw said: "The young students in Florida and now across the country are already demonstrating their leadership with a confidence and maturity that belies their ages".

Nikolas Cruz, 19, has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder in the Valentine's Day massacre.

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