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Major gun control initiatives since Newtown

In the months since 20-year-old Adam Lanza shot and killed 20 students and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School, a number of state and federal initiatives, both to strengthen and restrict gun laws, have been considered around the country. Here is a look at the major campaigns.
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  • Strengthened gun laws
  • Mixed legislative record on gun laws
  • Weakened gun laws

SOURCE: Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence

Patrick Garvin, Jason Tuohey/Globe Staff

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