And a whole bunch of people showed up. Estimates put the crowd - on a Wednesday afternoon, smack in the middle of the week - between 3-5,000 strong.
Home to some of the strictest gun control laws in the country (New laws in NY/CT/MD notwithstanding).
Gun Owners Action League (GOAL) planned a rally on Boston Common to protest the upcoming "ME TOO" bill currently under investigation (see the link I posted yesterday for details). The bills were up for discussion Wednesday afternoon, so what better time to get your neighborhood firearms enthusiasts into town for a discussion of the Second Amendment and gun rights as they stand in Massachusetts?
The view from the State House:
I like it. It's quite fitting, actually.
Oh, and one last thing. There was a York Arms T-shirt sighting!
Thanks to everyone who attended the rally, and thanks to Nate for sending in pictures!
That is all.