Forum, protests mark Capitol Hill gun control debate (20 images)

Gun violence victims -- including those affected by mass school shootings -- testify in front of Senate Democrats and students protest for gun reform on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. Photos by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
Updated: March 8, 2018 at 11:47 AM
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Alex Dubinsky, a local student, is arrested for participating in a protest over gun legislation in front of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office in the Russell Senate Office Building on Wednesday.
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Kim Bose (L), the mother of Joseph Bose, age 20, who was killed in a 2015 Maryland shooting, testifies alongside Hank Stawinski, police chief of Prince George's County Police Department during a Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Committee forum on gun violence.
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Stawinski hugs Bose during the testimony.
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Bose testifies about her son's death.
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David Hogg, a student who survived the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, testifies via Skype, as Fred Guttenberg, father of student Jaime Guttenberg, who was killed during the Parkland, Fla., shooting stands behind.
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Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., listens.
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Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., speaks during the forum.
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