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Monday, 15 May, 2000, 04:13 GMT 05:13 UK
In pictures: Million Mom March
Tens of thousands of protesters set their sights on Washington, demanding new gun control laws. Similar demonstrations were repeated around the country, often at the same time as counter-marches by the pro-gun lobby.

The Mall
Organisers say 500,000 women filled the Mall in front of the US capitol

Clinton and Hilary
President Clinton and his wife, Hillary, joined the protesters

Pro-gun protestors
Gun supporters organised a counter march in Washington

Pro and anti-gun control
Pro and anti-gun control protesters face each other in California

Fomerme US military
The view of the anti-gun control camp

Flowers
Flowers are thrown on a memorial for victims of violence in Los Angeles




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