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12 January 2009

Roanoke Times (Virginia)

A group formed shortly after the April 16, 2007, shootings at Virginia Tech that advocates for stricter gun laws plans to hold a demonstration today on the lawn of the state capitol in Richmond. was formed by Abigail Spangler, a mother of two from Alexandria, less than a week after shootings that resulted in the deaths of 33 people on Tech's campus. The group has organized "lie-in" protests across the country to symbolize people who have died as a... (

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