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Hundreds March Against Child Abuse

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Hundreds marched  against child abuse Saturday and attended an event held at the Utah Capitol to raise awareness.

Red, yellow and blue balloons dotted the state capitol this morning after about 500 people marched from downtown to Capitol Hill.

The march was led by Sam Young, an excommunicated member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who made headlines last year after going on a hunger strike protesting Church policy regarding interviews with children.

Young says Saturday’s rally was not meant to target the Church but to encourage keeping kids safe in all circumstances and at various institutions.

 

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