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200 turn out at rally to back gun right

January 18, 2013 News Extra

About 200 people attended a rally Saturday morning in Butler in support of gun rights.

The gun rights appreciation rally was in Diamond Park, across from the Butler County courthouse starting at 11 a.m.

It was staged to show support for the Second Amendment right to bear arms.

The rally features guest speakers, music and a recitation of the Gettysburg Address, according to organizer Larry Thompson of Oakland Township.