Taking the oath, and other Second Amendment March scenes
My colleague Ann Gerhart's preview of Monday's big Second Amendment events helped draw in a herd of reporters. I spotted correspondents from the AP, the Huffington Post, the Daily Beast, CNN, and several foreign news agencies -- I watched one of the latter grill Stewart Rhodes of Oath Keepers for quite a while. Here are some of my photos, as well as a video of a moment that Rhodes originally wanted to bring about at both rallies -- a mass taking of the organization's oath.
Pictured above is the visual aid that self-described "San Francisco liberal" Terrell Prude Jr. brought to the rally. Here's the oath:
Why I call the crowd somewhat sparse.
Stewart Rhodes, media star.
Completing the comeback.
The NRA's sign-up booth.
A friendly discussion between critics and pro-Second Amendment marchers.
And a typical view of the stage from the crowd.
All photos by David Weigel
April 19, 2010; 5:51 PM ET
Categories: Second Amendment | Tags: Bill of Rights, Constitution, Government, Law, NRA, National Rifle Association, Second Amendment to the United States Constitution, United States
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