Marchers in Nation’s Capital Demand Tougher Gun Laws

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WASHINGTON D.C. (CNN) — Thousands marched on the nation’s capital Saturday — in a rally that found its beginnings on Facebook — demanding tougher gun control laws from Washington.

Demonstrators are calling for a federal ban on assault-style rifles and high capacity magazines.

They are also asking Congress to require universal background checks for gun sales.

Earlier this week, California Senator Diane Feinstein introduced a bill that would ban some assault weapons.

This weekend’s march marks the first major demonstration in Washington since the school shootings in Newtown, Connecticut.

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  • ghostofreportingpast

    I rather see marchers on Washington with signs that read, "Better Health Care for the Mentally Ill and All Americans"

  • I'm a Cracker

    I think California should roll back their gun laws, Now! Besides we don't have the money to enforce the laws that we have on the books now, why do we need more.

  • Naw Cho Cheesy

    These are tomorrows victims , people that fear everything remotely dangerous in life,The ones that will run when called upon to defend their country,The ones that will come coward in to your door for protection from the bad guy because you have a gun.where are the marches against illegals their killing more of us Americans financially than guns ever did.

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