Prominent Mass. Pike billboard updating message to call for US ban on assault weapons
A prominent billboard known for its eye-catching, gun-control ads will feature an updated message Friday calling on voters and lawmakers to support a federal ban on assault weapons. The billboard, 252 feet by 20 feet, that hangs above the Massachusetts Turnpike near Fenway Park. Overnight, it as scheduled to be transformed to read “Assault weapons have stopping power. Fortunately, so does your vote. We need a Federal Assault Weapons Ban NOW.” The second and third sentences are separated by a bloody handprint.