Thousands rally against stricter gun control in US ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page JOSH REYNOLDS FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE Nick M. held a flag with an assault rifle during a rally against gun control on the steps of Boston's State House on Saturday. JOSH REYNOLDS FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE Hundreds gathered for the rally, which was part of a series of Guns Across America rallies held in 49 states. JOSH REYNOLDS FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE Nicole Debaggis, of Pittsfield, second from right, stood with her sons Cameron, 6, and Owen, 6 months. JOSH REYNOLDS FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE Shawn Sweeny, of "2A movement" addressed gun supporters. JOSH REYNOLDS FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE Bill Thompson of Halifax held a poster with a quote from Thomas Jefferson.