Gun rights rally in Ellsworth


ELLSWORTH – A dozen gun rights activists stood in Ellsworth’s Whiting Park at the corner of Main and High streets Jan. 19 to demonstrate their opposition to gun control initiatives that have been proposed in the wake of the Dec. 14 rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Participants said they received many supportive honks and waves from passing drivers and a few thumbs-down gestures. One passerby, a man who appeared to be in his 30s, cursed the gathering

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Stephen Fay

Stephen Fay

Managing Editor at The Ellsworth American
Stephen Fay, managing editor of The Ellsworth American since 1996, is a third-generation Californian. Starting out as a news reporter in 1974, he has been an editor since 1976, working in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Vermont before settling in Ellsworth with his wife and two daughters. [email protected]
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