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Anti-gun protesters target Newtown-area Walmart

Protesters, including (front row L -R)Darren Wagner, Lori Haas, Roxanna Green and Pam Simon, gather to deliver a petition to Walmart during an anti-gun protest in Danbury, Connecticut January 15, 2013. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin

Protesters, including (front row L -R)Darren Wagner, Lori Haas, Roxanna Green and Pam Simon, gather to deliver a petition to Walmart during an anti-gun protest in Danbury, Connecticut January 15, 2013. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin

Protesters, including (front row L -R)Darren Wagner, Lori Haas, Roxanna Green and Pam Simon, gather to deliver a petition to Walmart during an anti-gun protest in Danbury, Connecticut January 15, 2013. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin
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Joseph Barbarito holds a sign as he waits for protesters to deliver a petition to Walmart in Danbury, Connecticut January 15, 2013. The petition was signed by about 300,000 citizens nationwide urging Walmart, the nation's largest gun retailer, to halt sales of assault weapons and munitions nationwide. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS CIVIL UNREST)

Joseph Barbarito holds a sign as he waits for protesters to deliver a petition to Walmart in Danbury, Connecticut January 15, 2013. The petition was signed by about 300,000 citizens nationwide urging Walmart, the nation's largest gun retailer, to...more

Joseph Barbarito holds a sign as he waits for protesters to deliver a petition to Walmart in Danbury, Connecticut January 15, 2013. The petition was signed by about 300,000 citizens nationwide urging Walmart, the nation's largest gun retailer, to halt sales of assault weapons and munitions nationwide. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS CIVIL UNREST)
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Darren Wagner of Sandy Hook, Connecticut speaks with the media prior to a protest to deliver a petition to Walmart in Danbury, Connecticut January 15, 2013. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin

Darren Wagner of Sandy Hook, Connecticut speaks with the media prior to a protest to deliver a petition to Walmart in Danbury, Connecticut January 15, 2013. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin

Darren Wagner of Sandy Hook, Connecticut speaks with the media prior to a protest to deliver a petition to Walmart in Danbury, Connecticut January 15, 2013. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin
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Walmart store manager John Ruggieri speaks with the media as protesters deliver a petition to the retail store in Danbury, Connecticut January 15, 2013. The petition was signed by about 300,000 citizens nationwide urging Walmart, the nation's largest gun retailer, to halt sales of assault weapons and munitions nationwide. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin (UNITED STATES - Tags: CIVIL UNREST BUSINESS)

Walmart store manager John Ruggieri speaks with the media as protesters deliver a petition to the retail store in Danbury, Connecticut January 15, 2013. The petition was signed by about 300,000 citizens nationwide urging Walmart, the nation's largest...more

Walmart store manager John Ruggieri speaks with the media as protesters deliver a petition to the retail store in Danbury, Connecticut January 15, 2013. The petition was signed by about 300,000 citizens nationwide urging Walmart, the nation's largest gun retailer, to halt sales of assault weapons and munitions nationwide. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin (UNITED STATES - Tags: CIVIL UNREST BUSINESS)
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Protesters gather to deliver a petition to Walmart in Danbury, Connecticut January 15, 2013. The petition was signed by about 300,000 citizens nationwide urging Walmart, the nation's largest gun retailer, to halt sales of assault weapons and munitions nationwide. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS CIVIL UNREST)

Protesters gather to deliver a petition to Walmart in Danbury, Connecticut January 15, 2013. The petition was signed by about 300,000 citizens nationwide urging Walmart, the nation's largest gun retailer, to halt sales of assault weapons and...more

Protesters gather to deliver a petition to Walmart in Danbury, Connecticut January 15, 2013. The petition was signed by about 300,000 citizens nationwide urging Walmart, the nation's largest gun retailer, to halt sales of assault weapons and munitions nationwide. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS CIVIL UNREST)
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John Ruggieri (L), Walmart store manager, speaks with Pam Simon (R), who was wounded in the 2011 shooting in Tucson, Arizona, during an anti-gun protest in Danbury, Connecticut January 15, 2013. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS CIVIL UNREST)

John Ruggieri (L), Walmart store manager, speaks with Pam Simon (R), who was wounded in the 2011 shooting in Tucson, Arizona, during an anti-gun protest in Danbury, Connecticut January 15, 2013. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin (UNITED STATES - Tags:...more

John Ruggieri (L), Walmart store manager, speaks with Pam Simon (R), who was wounded in the 2011 shooting in Tucson, Arizona, during an anti-gun protest in Danbury, Connecticut January 15, 2013. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS CIVIL UNREST)
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Anthony Mercurio carries a box as he delivers a petition to Walmart during an anti-gun protest in Danbury, Connecticut January 15, 2013. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin

Anthony Mercurio carries a box as he delivers a petition to Walmart during an anti-gun protest in Danbury, Connecticut January 15, 2013. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin

Anthony Mercurio carries a box as he delivers a petition to Walmart during an anti-gun protest in Danbury, Connecticut January 15, 2013. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin
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Austen Wagner, of Sandy Hook, Connecticut wears a t-shirt showing his support for Newtown as protesters gather to deliver a petition to Walmart in Danbury, Connecticut January 15, 2013. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin (UNITED STATES - Tags: CIVIL UNREST BUSINESS)

Austen Wagner, of Sandy Hook, Connecticut wears a t-shirt showing his support for Newtown as protesters gather to deliver a petition to Walmart in Danbury, Connecticut January 15, 2013. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin (UNITED STATES - Tags: CIVIL UNREST...more

Austen Wagner, of Sandy Hook, Connecticut wears a t-shirt showing his support for Newtown as protesters gather to deliver a petition to Walmart in Danbury, Connecticut January 15, 2013. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin (UNITED STATES - Tags: CIVIL UNREST BUSINESS)
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Walmart store manager John Ruggieri carries petitions delivered by protesters to the retail store during an anti-gun protest in Danbury, Connecticut January 15, 2013. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS CIVIL UNREST)

Walmart store manager John Ruggieri carries petitions delivered by protesters to the retail store during an anti-gun protest in Danbury, Connecticut January 15, 2013. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS CIVIL UNREST)

Walmart store manager John Ruggieri carries petitions delivered by protesters to the retail store during an anti-gun protest in Danbury, Connecticut January 15, 2013. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS CIVIL UNREST)
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