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Gun activists suspicious of Obama
Advocates blame the US administration for putting right to own guns in jeopardy.
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2010 04:16 GMT

Hundreds of gun-rights advocates from across the US have gathered in Washington DC to promote what they say is their right to bear arms, a right which is granted by the US constitution.

They say the best protection against violence is by letting law-abiding citizens more freedom to exercise their right to carry firearms, something they believe the administration of Barack Obama is jeopardising.

Al Jazeera's Tom Ackerman reports from the Washington rally.

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