Boston Globe'' s front page: AR-15 and 3 words

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An image and 3 words make up the Boston World’s front page Thursday: An AR-15 and the words “Make It Stop.” In Thursday’s striking front page editorial, the newspaper shows an assault rifle, which uses up the entirety of the front cover. To the right of the image of the gun are the words, “Make It Stop” with the word “Stop” in red lettering. The Boston newspaper shows the gun, and a sample bullet entry, at their real sizes. The minimalist image gathered attention on Wednesday night when Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren tweeted it out. “This is the cover of the @BostonGlobe tomorrow – & & they are 100% right,” Warren stated in the tweet. Warren’s tweet likewise came with the hashtags, “#filibuster” and “#holdthefloor,” which talked to Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy’s long filibuster into Wednesday night. Murphy pledged to remain “for as long as I can.” Other Democratic senators consisting of Warren came to the floor to continue the filibuster and demand brand-new gun control legislation. This is the cover of the @BostonGlobe tomorrow – & & they are 100% appropriate. #filibuster #holdthefloor— Elizabeth Warren (@SenWarren) June 16, 2016 Related: Democratic senator launches filibuster over guns An AR-15-type assault-style rifle was utilized in the mass shooting that happened at a gay club in Orlando on Sunday. The massacre was the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. Similar weapons were also used in the mass shootings that happened at an elementary school in Newton, Connecticut; a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado; and workplace celebration in San Bernardino, California. Related: Boston Globe’s Donald Trump satire: ‘Deportations to start’ In April, the New England paper published an imaginary front page from April 9, 2017 that warned readers about the “deeply unpleasant” risks of a Donald Trump presidency. “Deportations to Start,” checked out the leading headline on the satirical edition of the World.– Editor’s note: The description of the weapon utilized in the Orlando shooting has actually been upgraded.

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