Sarah Childress

PBS' 'Frontline'

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After  26 victims were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary  in Newtown, Connecticut, it was called "an unprecedented opportunity" for gun control.

Many States Loosen Gun Control Laws a Year after Newtown

After 26 victims were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, it was called "an unprecedented opportunity" for gun control.

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