People pack Boston’s City Hall Plaza for gun reform rally


DEMANDS URGENT ACTION. AND
TODAY, THEY MADE THEIR POINT
LOUD AND CLEAR.>>CHANGE THE LAWS! TODD: —
TODD: CALLING FOR CHANGE, THIS
AFTERNOON, THE ORGANIZATION MOMS
DEMAND ACTION HELD A RALLY ON
BOSTON CITY HALL PLAZA. PEOPLE IN THE CROWD WERE HOLDING
SIGNS, AND RAISING THEIR VOICES,
DEMANDING CONGRESSIONAL ACTION
TO STOP GUN VIOLENCE, FOLLOWING
THE RECENT MASS SHOOTINGS.>>PASS A LAW THAT REQUIRES A
BACKGROUND CHECK ON EVERY GUN
SALE, AS WELL AS STRONG FEDERAL
RED FLAG LEGISLATION. SENATOR MARKEY: I’M SO HONORED
TO BE HERE WITH YOU TODAY, BUT I
SHOULD NOT BE HERE WITH YOU
TODAY. BUT I SHOULD NOT BE HERE WITH
YOU TODAY. I SHOULD BE ON THE FLOOR OF THE
UNITED STATES SENATE RIGHT NOW,
IN AN EMERGENCY SESSION. MAYOR WALSH THOSE OF US FROM NEW
: ENGLAND, I HAVE A MESSAGE FOR
MITCH MCCONNELL. DO YOUR JOB. IF YOU DON’T WANT TO TAKE A
VOTE, DON’T PROTECT YOUR
SENATORS, LET THEM TAKE A TOUGH
VOTE. TODD: LOCAL COMMUNITY ACTIVISTS
ALSO TOOK PART IN RALLY,
DETERMINED TO KEEP WORKING FOR
CHANGE HERE IN BOSTON, EVEN IF
WASHINGTON TAKES NO ACTION ON
GUN REFORM.>>I DON’T WANT TO GET IN
TROUBLE. I LOVE MY MAYOR, BUT I BELIEVE
AIN’T NOBODY COMING TO SAVE US. IT’S ON OUR WATCH TO MAKE A
DIFFERENCE IN THE COMMUNITY. TODD: BY THE WAY THE FEDERAL RED
, FLAG BILL THAT THIS GROUP IS
DEMANDING WOULD ALLOW POLICE OR
FAMILY MEMBERS TO PETITION A
COURT TO CONFISCATE WEAPONS FROM
A GUNOWNER DUE TO CONCERNS ABOUT IMMINENT VIO

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