gun control

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Connecticut’s two U.S. senators took to the Senate floor today to mark the fifth anniversary of the Sandy Hook School shooting.

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On Dec. 14, 2012, 20 first-graders and six adults were gunned down at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. In the months following the massacre, New York and Connecticut enacted some of the toughest gun laws in the nation. Here's a look at what's happened in each state:

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U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., was on Long Island on Monday to reintroduce gun control legislation to curb gun trafficking.

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A Connecticut-based advocacy group formed after the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School held a rally Wednesday night in Newtown for the victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas.

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Governor Cuomo, who championed strict new gun control laws in New York after the 2012 Newtown, Connecticut, shootings killed 20 children, says national gun policy is “insanity” and “disgusting.”