Rafael Cafagna, right, becomes emotional while standing with his wife, Shannon Cafagna, left, during the singing of the national anthem at the Guns Across America rally at the state Capitol in Austin, Texas.
Gun rights supporters hold signs Saturday at a Guns Across America rally at the Texas state capitol, in Austin, Texas.
Connie Bailey, left, Crews Reaves, center, and Bash Agricola, right, gather with hundreds of others on the south lawn of the state Capitol in Montgomery, Ala.
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Thousands of gun advocates gathered peacefully Saturday at state capitals around the U.S. to rally against stricter limits on firearms, with demonstrators carrying rifles and pistols in some places while those elsewhere settled for waving hand-scrawled signs or screaming themselves hoarse.