VIDEO: Thousands ‘March for Change’ to Connecticut’s Gun Laws

As Thousands rallied at the state Capitol in Hartford for tougher gun laws, Patch was on hand to find out what brought people to the March for Change on Thursday.


On the two-month anniversary of the tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown that claimed the lives of 26 people, hundreds gathered on the steps of the state Capitol in Hartford Thursday to advocate for changes to Connecticut’s gun laws.

The event, known as the March for Change, was organized by CT Against Gun Violence and included remarks by politicians, musicians, faith leaders and gun violence survivors and family members of others whose lives were cut short by gun violence, including several from the Sandy Hook shootings.

People came from all over Connecticut to be heard and express their views on the controversial subject of gun control, but Patch wanted to know the answer to one simple question:

What brought you here today? 

Fiscally Conservative February 15, 2013 at 01:19 PM
Why does the headline say thousands of people showed up for this event, but when you read the article it states hundreds? I can appreciate that everyone has an opinion. I just wish media outlets would keep politics out of it and do what they were meant to do which is report an unbiased view and allow people to think for themselves.
Fred February 15, 2013 at 03:33 PM
A nitwit convention.


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