Erica Smegielski

Everytown for Gun Safety

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Survivor Engagement Manager at Everytown for Gun Safety, a nonprofit working to curb gun violence; daughter of Sandy Hook Principal Dawn Hochsprung, one of six adults killed during the Newtown mass shooting in 2012

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After Columbine, Virginia Tech, Aurora, Tucson, Sandy Hook Charleston, San Bernardino — and now Orlando -- the families of victims visit Washington to lobby for gun control.

Shooting Victim's Daughter Watches as Gun Measures Stall Again

After Columbine, Virginia Tech, Aurora, Tucson, Sandy Hook Charleston, San Bernardino — and now Orlando -- the families of victims visit Washington to lobby for gun control.

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