Some supporters of tougher gun laws will be in Washington Wednesday, calling for expanded background checks to prevent gun violence.
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.
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.
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.
There is a push to enact new gun laws to make life safer in Connecticut before a another milestone following the Newtown massacre.