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Lauren Wagner of Baltimore, Maryland, leads a group of about twenty demonstrators carrying water guns as they march in a 'Toy Gun March' demonstration, organized by a Libertarian website to highlight Second Amendment gun rights, from Arlington Cemetery into Washington. A different group has called off a proposed march on the US capital with actual loaded firearms, which they had scheduled for the Independence Day holiday on Thursday.

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Lauren Wagner of Baltimore, Maryland in the US, leads a group of about 20 demonstrators carrying water guns as they march in a “Toy Gun March” demonstration, organised by a Libertarian website to highlight Second Amendment gun rights, from Arlington Cemetery into Washington.

 Volunteers place grave markers on the National Mall as over 3,300 crosses, stars of David, and other religious symbols  are placed to remember those affected by gun violence, on April 11, 2013 in Washington, DC. Clergy from Newtown, Connecticut, and others will begin a 24- hour vigil to urge Congress into passing tougher gun laws.

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Volunteers place grave markers on the National Mall in Washington on April 11 2013. More than 3,300 crosses, stars of David and other religious symbols were planted to remember those affected by gun violence. Clergy from Newtown, Connecticut, will lead a 24-hour vigil to urge the House of Congress to pass tougher gun laws.