Gun control advocates mark 6 months since shooting
WASHINGTON (WKOW) – Some families of Sandy Hook Elementary
School shooting victims are going to Capitol Hill this week, six months after a
gunman took the lives of their loved ones, to remind lawmakers they are waiting
This week marks the half-year anniversary of the December 14
shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. The
lobbying visit Tuesday and Wednesday is just one of several observances gun
control proponents are planning.
Despite Senate rejection over protecting gun rights, the
Sandy Hook families are trying to keep pressure on lawmakers to expand
background purchases for firearm sales.
Gun control advocates anticipate further action from
President Barack Obama. He says he will
do what he can to stem gun violence, even if he can't get Congress to tighten
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