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Sat Jul 15, 2017, 04:15 PM

Women's March gathered in D.C. for vigil at the Department of Justice

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The Women's March held a vigil Saturday outside the Department of Justice. (Photo, Ann Parangot, CNN)

WASHINGTON (ABC7)



The Women's March held a vigil at the Department of Justice in D.C. on Saturday a day after their march to protest the National Rifle Association's response to the Philando Castile trial verdict.

The vigil started at 10:00 a.m.

The Organization released the following statement concerning their gatherings:

"Since the acquittal of Officer Yanez for shooting and killing Philando Castile in Minnesota, the NRA has failed to make any statement defending the civil rights of Mr. Castile, a law-abiding gun owner who can be heard in video footage clearly notifying the officer that he was carrying a licensed firearm. The NRA claims to stand for the 2nd Amendment rights of all Americans, but their silence on Mr. Castile's constitutional right to own a gun betrayed a deep hypocrisy that many joined in calling out." ...........

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Michelle Baruchman‏Verified account @mlbaruchman 5h5 hours ago

"They knew that they would be met with hate and violence, but they went anyway," Tamika Mallory says of @repjohnlewis and others #NRA2DOJ
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Sara‏ @mooresara 5h5 hours ago

Thank you @TamikaDMallory for raising the issue of illegal guns in our communities. @MomsDemand @womensmarch #NRA2DOJ
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S‏ @feralsweater 5h5 hours ago

I lost a cousin to gun violence & I'm hurting here today. For him, my family, for his mom & grandma, who marched with me in Jan. #NRA2DOJ
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Resist Here‏Verified account @ResistHere 5h5 hours ago




From the mouths of babes. What's our answer? #NRA2DOJ #PhilandoCastile 📸 @tkocreative
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Lois Beckett‏Verified account @loisbeckett 4h4 hours ago





"NRA -- you can only bully people who are scared. And we ain't scared." #NRA2DOJ

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Sat Jul 15, 2017, 04:32 PM

1. Good on them!

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Sat Jul 15, 2017, 04:36 PM

2. We are coming NRA, this is just one march, we are coming for more....................

your feckless, reckless BS is just that BS

Where is your mouth piece Dana Loesch now on the NRATV?

I lost my grade school principle to gun violence, and that was 55 years ago, and can still see his body laying on the street, and my math teacher wounded and laying on the street

FU NRA and everyone of your board members and your hypocrites of double standard of what life means


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Sat Jul 15, 2017, 06:03 PM

3. Love the photos and the tweets!

Thanks for posting them, riversedge!

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