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Posted: Sunday, February 3, 2013 7:55 pm | Updated: 8:15 pm, Sun Feb 3, 2013.

A hardy few concerned citizens spent the early afternoon on Super Bowl Sunday opposing the domestic use of unmanned aerial drones, which at least one opponent billed as “killer robots.”

Activist David Swanson, who helped to organize the rally, said he was hoping people would turn out for tonight’s Charlottesville City Council meeting, where a resolution calling on the state and federal governments to limit the use of drones will be up for consideration.

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