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Gun Control Rally - Washington DC January 2013

By January 27, 2013

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A Gun Control Rally was held in Washington DC on Saturday, January 26, 2013. The March on Washington for Gun Control began at the Capitol, proceeded down Constitution Ave., ending in a rally at the Washington Monument. The march against gun violence was a grassroots event organized by local citizens, with the participation of political leaders, activists, and the theatre community.

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Participants included the following:
  • Actress Kathleen Turner
  • Colin Goddard, Brady Campaign and Virginia Tech survivor
  • Residents of Newtown, Connecticut
  • Victims of gun violence
  • Shannon Watts, One Million Moms for Gun Control
  • Marian Wright Edelman, president, Children's Defense Fund
  • Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton
  • Vincent Gray, mayor, District of Columbia
  • Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education
  • Molly Smith, artistic director, Arena Stage
  • Rep. Chris Van Hollen
  • The Rev. Dean Snyder, senior pastor, Foundry United Methodist Church
  • The Rev. Dr. Delman Coates, senior pastor, Mt. Ennon Baptist Church
  • DC councilmembers
  • Broadway and DC area actors
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  • Comments

    January 25, 2013 at 5:39 pm
    (1) Dada says:

    I notice some groups are pulling kids into their meetings. Please leave the kids at home. As of today 37 children have died due to the FLU. The government is trying to skip over this fact as they work on their agendas. But it is true.

    January 29, 2013 at 6:46 pm
    (2) captoldsyle says:

    I am a police officer and I have never seen a gun kill. people kill. the people that want gun control are idiots. when someone harms you . you will wish you had a gun.

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