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Sign outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. - Dec. 14, 2012 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

New Push For Tougher Gun Laws As Newtown Prepares To Mark 2 Years Since Sandy Hook Tragedy

Some supporters of tougher gun laws will be in Washington Wednesday, calling for expanded background checks to prevent gun violence.

12/10/2014

In this photo illustration a Rock River Arms AR-15 rifle is seen on December 18, 2012 in Miami, Florida. The weapon is similar in style to the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle that was used during the Newtown massacre (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Group From Newtown Urges Hedge Fund To Stop Funding Assault Rifle Manufacturer

After the Dec. 14 massacre at Newtown, Cerberus Capital Management said it would sell Freedom Group, the company that makes the Bushmaster .223 rifle used in the rampage.

09/24/2013

The six-month anniversary of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School is marked in Newtown, Conn. - June 14, 2013 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Newtown Activists Respond To Navy Yard Shooting

Activists from Newtown, Conn., where 26 people were fatally shot last December, are headed to Washington to again lobby for gun control a day after 12 people were killed in a shooting rampage in the capital.

09/17/2013

Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford (file / Used with permission of the Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.)

Newtown Families Head To Hartford To Press For Gun Reform

Families from Newtown are in Hartford today delivering letters to lawmakers asking for a vote on legislation to make the state safer from gun violence.

03/22/2013

Sign outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. - Dec. 14, 2012 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Group Wants Gun Reform In Connecticut Before Next Newtown Anniversary

There is a push to enact new gun laws to make life safer in Connecticut before a another milestone following the Newtown massacre.

03/11/2013