Reuters

Thousands march against gun violence in Washington

Share Slideshow

People hold signs memorializing shooting death victims as they participate in the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

People hold signs memorializing shooting death victims as they participate in the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Close
1 / 27

Washington DC Mayor Vincent Gray (4th L) helps lead the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Washington DC Mayor Vincent Gray (4th L) helps lead the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Close
2 / 27

People carry signs as they gather near the U.S. Capitol to participate in the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

People carry signs as they gather near the U.S. Capitol to participate in the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Close
3 / 27

Participants from Newtown, Connecticut, wearing the green and white colors of Sandy Hook Elementary School where 26 children and adults were killed in a mass shooting in December, gather for the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Participants from Newtown, Connecticut, wearing the green and white colors of Sandy Hook Elementary School where 26 children and adults were killed in a mass shooting in December, gather for the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Close
4 / 27

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan addresses the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan addresses the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Close
5 / 27

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn talks with a Seattle Police Department Officer about the progress of a gun buyback event in Seattle, Washington January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Nick Adams

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn talks with a Seattle Police Department Officer about the progress of a gun buyback event in Seattle, Washington January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Nick Adams
Close
6 / 27

Participants from Newtown, Connecticut, wearing the green and white colors of Sandy Hook Elementary School where 26 children and adults were killed in a mass shooting in December, gather for the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Participants from Newtown, Connecticut, wearing the green and white colors of Sandy Hook Elementary School where 26 children and adults were killed in a mass shooting in December, gather for the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Close
7 / 27

Marchers, including Washington, DC Mayor Vincent Gray (L), are diverted from a path on the sidewalk by pro-gun rights protestors (R) as they begin the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Marchers, including Washington, DC Mayor Vincent Gray (L), are diverted from a path on the sidewalk by pro-gun rights protestors (R) as they begin the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Close
8 / 27
Advertisement
Skip ad
3

Peyton Tremont, aged seven, holds a sign as people gather near the U.S. Capitol to begin the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Peyton Tremont, aged seven, holds a sign as people gather near the U.S. Capitol to begin the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Close
9 / 27

People gather near the U.S. Capitol to participate in the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

People gather near the U.S. Capitol to participate in the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Close
10 / 27

Participants from Newtown, Connecticut, wearing the green and white colors of Sandy Hook Elementary School where 26 children and adults were killed in a mass shooting in December, sit in the front rows during the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Participants from Newtown, Connecticut, wearing the green and white colors of Sandy Hook Elementary School where 26 children and adults were killed in a mass shooting in December, sit in the front rows during the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Close
11 / 27

Participants from Newtown, Connecticut, wearing the green and white colors of Sandy Hook Elementary School where 26 children and adults were killed in a mass shooting in December, walk in the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Participants from Newtown, Connecticut, wearing the green and white colors of Sandy Hook Elementary School where 26 children and adults were killed in a mass shooting in December, walk in the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Close
12 / 27

A pair of pro-gun rights protesters carry signs across the street from thousands who gathered at the start of the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

A pair of pro-gun rights protesters carry signs across the street from thousands who gathered at the start of the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Close
13 / 27

People hold a sign against gun violence as they participate in the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

People hold a sign against gun violence as they participate in the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Close
14 / 27

A man holds a sign against the National Rifle Association as he participates in the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

A man holds a sign against the National Rifle Association as he participates in the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Close
15 / 27

People bow their heads in prayer during the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

People bow their heads in prayer during the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Close
16 / 27
Advertisement
Skip ad
3

Participants console one another after the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Participants console one another after the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Close
17 / 27

Virginia Tech mass shooting survivor Colin Goddard addresses the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Virginia Tech mass shooting survivor Colin Goddard addresses the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Close
18 / 27

Actress and anti-gun violence activist Kathleen Turner addresses the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Actress and anti-gun violence activist Kathleen Turner addresses the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Close
19 / 27

People hold signs memorializing Sandy Hook Elementary School, where 26 children and adults were killed in a mass shooting in December, as they participate in the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

People hold signs memorializing Sandy Hook Elementary School, where 26 children and adults were killed in a mass shooting in December, as they participate in the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Close
20 / 27

People clasp hands and hold signs memorializing Sandy Hook Elementary School, where 26 children and adults were killed in a mass shooting in December, as they participate in the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

People clasp hands and hold signs memorializing Sandy Hook Elementary School, where 26 children and adults were killed in a mass shooting in December, as they participate in the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Close
21 / 27

People hold their hands outstretched towards the White House as they pray for government action against gun violence in the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

People hold their hands outstretched towards the White House as they pray for government action against gun violence in the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Close
22 / 27

People hold their hands outstretched towards the U.S. Capitol as they pray for government action against gun violence in the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

People hold their hands outstretched towards the U.S. Capitol as they pray for government action against gun violence in the March on Washington for Gun Control on the National Mall in Washington, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Close
23 / 27

John Williams (L) looks over a rifle with a group of people looking to buy weapons outside of the Seattle Police Department gun buyback program in Seattle, Washington January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Nick Adams

John Williams (L) looks over a rifle with a group of people looking to buy weapons outside of the Seattle Police Department gun buyback program in Seattle, Washington January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Nick Adams
Close
24 / 27
Advertisement
Skip ad
3

Bullets handed in to the Seattle Police Department during the gun buyback event in Seattle, Washington January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Nick Adams

Bullets handed in to the Seattle Police Department during the gun buyback event in Seattle, Washington January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Nick Adams
Close
25 / 27

Seattle Police Department Officers talk with a group of gun buyers outside a gun buyback event in Seattle, Washington January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Nick Adams

Seattle Police Department Officers talk with a group of gun buyers outside a gun buyback event in Seattle, Washington January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Nick Adams
Close
26 / 27

Gun buyers wait outside of the Seattle Police Department, offering gun buyback participants a free appraisal of their weapon's value and cash purchase during the gun buyback event in Seattle, Washington January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Nick Adams

Gun buyers wait outside of the Seattle Police Department, offering gun buyback participants a free appraisal of their weapon's value and cash purchase during the gun buyback event in Seattle, Washington January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Nick Adams
Close
27 / 27

All Collections

In the heart of Ebola

Thursday, December 18, 2014

All Collections

Inside the Peshawar school

Thursday, December 18, 2014

All Collections

Pictures of the year: Rise of ISIS

Thursday, December 18, 2014

All Collections

Protecting the President

Thursday, December 18, 2014

All Collections

Inside North Korea

Thursday, December 18, 2014

All Collections

Behind the wheel in Kabul

Thursday, December 18, 2014

All Collections

U.S. and Cuba restore ties

Thursday, December 18, 2014

All Collections

On the banks of North Korea

Thursday, December 18, 2014