26 Mass Pike Gun Control Billboard Adds Representation Of Newtown Victims

BOSTON (CBS) – Twenty small handprints have been added to the 252-foot anti-gun violence billboard along the Massachusetts Turnpike.

Stop Handgun Violence, which pays for the billboard, says it added the handprints to represent each child killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary school massacre.

The billboard, which has stretched alongside the Mass Pike for years, calls for a ban on military assault weapons and high capacity ammunition clips and criminal background checks for gun sales.

According to the organization behind the billboard, an average of 83 Americans are killed by guns each day.


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s