April 03, 2013
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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.
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At the rally, recent gun-control legislation was derided as a political maneuver to capitalize on the Newtown, Conn., tragedy.
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Dozens of hand-written placards dotted the crowd during the hour-long rally.
Andrew Ruggiero from South Boston was dressed for the cold.