Jaxon O’Mara wishes she didn’t have to do this.
The 17-year-old Great Mills High School student wishes life could go back to the way it was before, when her friend Jaelynn Willey, 16, was still alive, and her southern Maryland school hadn’t been added to the ever-growing list of shooting sites.
She wishes she didn’t have to lead rallies against gun violence like the one Saturday in Annapolis and push elected officials to do more to prevent gun violence.
“It’s been awful,” O’Mara said of life after Willey’s death. “It’s been hard and...