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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -
Hundreds rallied in Cedar Rapids today in honor of what's being called the first Gun Appreciation Day.
It's part of a national movement protesting the President's gun control proposals following last month's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Gun enthusiasts gathered in Greene Square Park to show their support for the Second Amendment.
"Background checks is fine, I don't have a problem with that," said Jim Caswell, NRA Member. "But as far as getting rid of guns, you can buy a gun, I don't care if you're on the streets of Cedar Rapids or Chicago or Timbuktu if you want a gun you're going to get a gun..
The first stop was the World War II Memorial, where one family was anxiously awaiting the arrival of their veteran, Lyle Swan. They drove all night from Kentucky and Tennessee just to see him arrive.More >>
The first stop was the World War II Memorial, where one family was anxiously awaiting the arrival of their veteran, Lyle Swan. They drove all night from Kentucky and Tennessee just to see him arrive, and cheered as he rolled close.More >>
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