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New York - Flash Mob Protests Gun Violence In Times Square

Published on: February 25, 2013 09:47 AM
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A woman is outlined in chalk while participating in a flash-mob that was  organized in support of stricter gun laws, in Times Square, New York, February, 24, 2013. The flash mob started with people raising their hands into the air, then crumpling to the ground; once lying on the ground, some participants acted dead while others pretended to check vital signs of those who were "dead," before outlining the "dead" in chalk. REUTERS/Andrew BurtonA woman is outlined in chalk while participating in a flash-mob that was organized in support of stricter gun laws, in Times Square, New York, February, 24, 2013. The flash mob started with people raising their hands into the air, then crumpling to the ground; once lying on the ground, some participants acted dead while others pretended to check vital signs of those who were "dead," before outlining the "dead" in chalk. REUTERS/Andrew Burton

New York - A crowd of about 200 volunteer performers staged a flash mob in Times Square to protest gun violence and call for stricter gun control laws.

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The protesters, many of them Broadway performers, silently held their arms in the air and then fell to the ground where they stayed for 26 seconds in honor of the 26 victims in the Newtown shooting.

They then outlined their bodies in white chalk like a police crime scene.
Sunday’s flash mob was organized by dancer and choreographer Lorin Latarro, who said she wanted to literally leave a visceral mark.


Read more: http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Flash-mob-protests-gun-violence-in-Times-Square-4304649.php#ixzz2LvER8V66


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 Feb 25, 2013 at 09:58 AM Benny Says:

What a stupid people!

If you won't have guns - that's exactly how you will look when thugs will come to rob you, your family and friends.
(That what they did to my Russian friend's grandparents)

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 Feb 25, 2013 at 06:06 PM cookookajew Says:

Its just a resume padder for them. An excused to be noticed

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