Modified 5-Sep-12
Created 5-Sep-12
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A anti-gun protest in NE Phialdelphia, organized by a coalition of churches in opposition to the practices of a local gun store.
Delia's Gun ShopGun shop on Terresdale Ave in NE Philadelphia.  The target of a protest organized by a coalition of churches.Taken in Frankford - Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaBannerI don't know what they base this alleged "statement of fact" on.  IMO - statements such as these should include a verifiable source.Taken in Frankford - Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaWissinoming PresbyterianThis is where the march originated.Taken in Frankford - Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaGathering SteamThe protesters start to gather.Taken in Frankford - Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaHonk, if you...Taken in Frankford - Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaUnfurlingLarge Banner appears.Taken in Frankford - Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaParadeThe protesters begin thier march down Torresdale Avenue.Taken in Frankford - Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaCrossEmblazoned with headlines from the local papers detailing gun violence.Taken in Frankford - Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaMarchThe length of the procession grows as more people join in.Taken in Frankford - Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaCloserTaken in Frankford - Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaJubilantThe organizers look back and smile as the crowd behind them swells.Taken in Frankford - Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaTargetThe intersection where the 2 divergent groups will finally meet.Taken in Frankford - Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaOppositionPro gun faction getting ready to greet the protestors.Taken in Frankford - Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaSrageA small stage is set for speech-making.Taken in Frankford - Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaPhilly's FinestPolice on standby to make sure nothing gets out of hand.Taken in Frankford - Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaStage is SetTaken in Frankford - Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaGroupsSome of the churches involved in the coalition.Taken in Frankford - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania"Reds"The woman in the black jacket (holding a radio) is obviously a plain-clothed detective.Taken in Frankford - Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaBullhornOne of the pro-gun people trying his best to drown out the voices of the opposition.Taken in Frankford - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania"Heil"Pro-gun literature (a bit over the top as far as I am concerned).Taken in Frankford - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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