"The message is pretty clear,” said Kara Nelson Baekey, a Norwalk mother of two, who launched the Fairfield County chapter of One Million Moms For Gun Control. “We need to get people organized when it comes to contacting their lawmakers. We need to be the flea that’s biting the big dog.”
Thousands of people held signs, wore pins and green clothing in remembrance of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, as a string of speakers presented a united message calling for “common sense gun laws” and an end to gun violence. Participants arrived at the Capitol in more than a dozen school and coach buses from across the state and New England.
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