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Gun Control Activists Protest the NRA News Conference--PICTURES

December 21, 2012

While the National Rifle Association's (NRA) Wayne LaPierre was recommending that schools have armed guards at a press conference this morning, protesters outside were calling for a ban on assault weapons and for tighter gun legislation. Slogans such as "Shame on the NRA!" were being shouted. 

Activists from CREDO Action walk away from the Willard Hotel in Washington, D.C., after trying to enter the NRA press conference on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. (Chet Susslin)

A protester with a mask of NRA lobbyist Wayne LaPierre stands outside the press conference.(Chet Susslin)

National Rifle Association executive vice president Wayne LaPierre speaks during a news conference in response to the Connecticut school shooting on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 in Washington.(AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

 

21-month old Louisa Kingstone eats a snack while protesters shout outside an NRA press conference. (Chet Susslin)

Josh Nelson, a campaign manager with CREDO Action uses a megaphone to address the gun control activists outside the NRA press conference. (Chet Susslin)

Police and media crews arrived to survey the scene during a protest outside an NRA press conference. (Chet Susslin)

 

As Wayne LaPierre, the NRA's chief lobbyist, speaks a protester stands to interrupt him.  (Fawn Johnson)

Sabrina Stevens, front, shouts "Shame on the NRA!" while protesting outside the Willard Hotel. Stevens explained her reason for attending, "I'm here because I'm fed up with the fact that our country is awash in guns."(Chet Susslin)

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