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Gun control backers walk Brooklyn Bridge, demand action

NEW YORK — Some carried photos of loved ones cut down by a bullet. Others held signs imploring Congress to act. And nearly all shouted ‘‘Not one more,’’ a tear-stained rallying cry embraced by those who believe the United States needs tougher gun control laws.

More than 1,000 demonstrators — including nearly 100 from Newtown, Conn., the site of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting rampage — marched across the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday, demanding that action be taken to stem the recent wave of mass shootings across the nation.

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