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Tyler Burton waves a (Credit: Johnny Milano)

Tyler Burton waves a "Don't Tread on Me" flag while attending a Huntington demonstration with his father to protest restrictions on gun ownership. (Jan. 19, 2013)

Long Islanders rally in favor of gun ownership

Hundreds of local gun advocates rallied in Huntington on Saturday to uphold their right to bear arms, with many saying new and proposed gun laws will not stop another tragedy, like the Sandy Hook school shooting in Newtown, Conn. (Jan. 19, 2013)

Robert Burton, of Plainview, and his sons Tyler,
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Robert Burton, of Plainview, and his sons Tyler, Austin and Daniel were among 200 people at a rally in Huntington to defend the right to bear arms and protest restrictions on gun ownership. (Jan. 19, 2013)

Many gun rights supporters who gathered at the
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Many gun rights supporters who gathered at the three-hour rally in Huntington worried about the erosion of their rights and warned that it could diminish other constitutional protections. (Jan. 19, 2013)

More than 200 gun rights supporters gathered in
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More than 200 gun rights supporters gathered in Huntington at a rally called "We Will Not Comply," organized by the Brightwaters-based Conservative Society for Action. (Jan. 19, 2013)

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Walter Lahmann, of Northport, at a rally in
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Walter Lahmann, of Northport, at a rally in Huntington to defend the right to bear arms and protest restrictions on gun ownership. (Jan. 19, 2013)

Tyler Burton waves a
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Tyler Burton waves a "Don't Tread on Me" flag while attending a Huntington demonstration with his father to protest restrictions on gun ownership. (Jan. 19, 2013)

Robert Burton, of Plainview, with his three sons,
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Robert Burton, of Plainview, with his three sons, from left, Tyler, Austin and Daniel, said he brought them to a gun rights rally in Huntington because he is an outdoorsman and is concerned that new gun control laws might bar him from enjoying hobbies such as hunting with his children. (Jan. 19, 2013)

Karen O'Donnell, of Huntington, was among 200 people
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Karen O'Donnell, of Huntington, was among 200 people at a rally in Huntington to defend the right to bear arms and protest restrictions on gun ownership. (Jan. 19, 2013)

Hundreds of local gun rights supporters converged at
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Hundreds of local gun rights supporters converged at routes 110 and 25 in Huntington to to uphold their right to bear arms, with many saying new and proposed gun laws will not stop another tragedy, like the Sandy Hook school shooting in Newtown, Conn. (Jan. 19, 2013)

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Children were among those protesting in Huntington against
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Children were among those protesting in Huntington against increased gun regulation and restrictions on gun ownership. (Jan. 19, 2013)

Gun rights advocates at a rally in Huntington
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Gun rights advocates at a rally in Huntington protest current pushes for increased gun regulation and restrictions on gun ownership. (Jan. 19, 2013)

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