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John Tlumacki/Globe staff
About 1,000 people attended a rally protesting gun control in Boston Wednesday.
The specter of mass confiscation of weapons was raised often during the chilly afternoon on the Boston Common.
The wind blew the flag around Becky Pobieglo from Belchertown.
Steven Senne/Associtated press
At the rally, recent gun-control legislation was derided as a political maneuver to capitalize on the Newtown, Conn., tragedy.
Steven Senne/Associated Press
Dozens of hand-written placards dotted the crowd during the hour-long rally.
Andrew Ruggiero from South Boston was dressed for the cold.
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