Yoko Ono yesterday took to Twitter to tweet a picture of the glasses of her late husband, John Lennon. Accompanying the tweet was a message to support gun control which read: "Over 1,057,000 people have been killed by guns in the USA since John Lennon was shot and killed on 8 Dec 1980."
The former Beatle was killed infront of the New York apartment building where he lived, when Mark Chapman shot him four times in the back and shoulder.
The image, also used on Ono's 1981 album, "Season of Glass", was also present on a number of other tweets by the activist. One stated "31,537 people are killed by guns in the USA every year. We are turning this beautiful country into a war zone." Another tweet read: "The death of a loved one is a hollowing experience. After 33 years our son Sean and I still miss him."
Yesterday, March 20, marked the 44th anniversary of John and Yoko's wedding. She also tweeted: "We decided that if we were going to do anything like get married that we would dedicate it to peace." With a link to her website, ImaginePeace.
Chapman was sentenced to 20 years to life for the crime and ordered to be psychologically evaluated.