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VIDEO: Thousands ‘March for Change’ to Connecticut’s Gun Laws

As Thousands rallied at the state Capitol in Hartford for tougher gun laws, Patch was on hand to find out what brought people to the March for Change on Thursday.

 

On the two-month anniversary of the tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown that claimed the lives of 26 people, hundreds gathered on the steps of the state Capitol in Hartford Thursday to advocate for changes to Connecticut’s gun laws.

The event, known as the March for Change, was organized by CT Against Gun Violence and included remarks by politicians, musicians, faith leaders and gun violence survivors and family members of others whose lives were cut short by gun violence, including several from the Sandy Hook shootings.

People came from all over Connecticut to be heard and express their views on the controversial subject of gun control, but Patch wanted to know the answer to one simple question:

What brought you here today? 

Joe Blow February 15, 2013 at 01:06 PM
More people who know nothing about the U.S. Constitution and what the second amendment stands for. "Those who give up liberty for a perceived safety deserve neither"
Joe Blow February 15, 2013 at 01:08 PM
It will be interesting to see what these proposed "changes" are and what they will be trying to attempt to accomplish with them.
Ron Mays February 15, 2013 at 02:05 PM
Ignorance will be the death of all of us
Joe Blow February 15, 2013 at 02:28 PM
@ Ron, I could not agree more.
E Twig February 15, 2013 at 09:31 PM
All I can say doesn't anybody work.
Joe Blow February 16, 2013 at 12:51 AM
Define "work", I'm 3000 miles away in another time zone at the moment. For the record, I'll be workin' on throwing back a few more pinacolata's this evening.
nadia byk February 16, 2013 at 01:33 PM
we have armed guards in banks, r not r chidren more important than money? even pepper spray mite have saved everyone, and i understand u can't have them in school..

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