Marching? Send Photos!

This Saturday (March 24), Westporters will join millions of other Americans, in rallies against gun violence (and the politicians who enable it).

There are “March For Our Lives” marches of every size, and nearly every location.

Westporters will gather at 6:30 p.m. in the Bartaco parking lot, then head over the Ruth Steinkraus Cohen Bridge to Main Street.

The biggest event is in Washington, DC. Others in New York and Hartford will draw area residents too.

The “06880” tagline is “Where Westport meets the world.” If you’re marching anywhere, please send photos to Include caption information, and any other details.

And if you’re going to the Ruger demonstration — or will be part of a counter-demonstration there — we’d like to see those images too.

In 2012, protesters on the Post Road bridge raised the issue of gun violence. This Saturday, they’ll cross it — for the same reason.

15 responses to “Marching? Send Photos!

  1. Joan McNaughton

    As a Canadian and my daughter and my grandchildren live in Westport, I am glad to see you marching against gun violence! Be safe, Love, from Canada

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  2. Laural Warren

    Hi Dan, Do you know where the March will end? If there are speakers or a gathering place at the end I would like to be there, but due to a recent injury I cannot walk the route. Best Regards, Laural Warren 

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  3. Susan Iseman

    Can’t March Saturday, but will testify at the public hearing tomorrow at the capitol in Hartford re: Bump Stocks and Ghost Guns. Our voices matter- good luck to and God bless all the marchers.

  4. Nancy Hunter

    “Nothing ever goes away until it teaches us what we need to know.”
    — Pema Chodron

  5. It will be nice to have those haters out of town for awhile…the town will be a lot safer

  6. A time is coming and is now here when anyone who kills an NRA member or gun owner will think he is doing a service to God…They will not call it murder but purging….I’m not afraid of gun owners, that privilege is left to tyrants and politicians who use the death of children to advance their cause

  7. Simply apply a” I VOTED FOR TRUMP” sticker and “SUPPORT THE NRA” sticker on your car and go to anti-gun demonstration and let me know how you make out

    • I’ll do that, Sean. Will you put a “Hillary” sticker and “I oppose gun violence” on yours, and go to a pro-gun demonstration?

  8. All NRA members oppose gun violence, so you believe your own intolerance of gun owners and the bill of rights….like I said I’m not afraid of either

    • From today’s NY Times: “By late morning, counterprotests were also gaining steam. In Salt Lake City, demonstrators carried pistols and flags. One of their signs read: “What can we do to stop mass shootings? SHOOT BACK.”

  9. Jalna Jaeger

    One sign from the Westport March