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Obama makes emotional appeal for gun laws

Meets with Sandy Hook kin; urges action soon

HARTFORD — With time running out on the chance to pass gun control legislation, President Obama on Monday warned Congress not to use delaying tactics against tighter regulations and told families of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims that he is ‘‘determined as ever’’ to honor their children with tougher laws.

Obama’s gun control proposals have run into resistance on Capitol Hill, leaving their fate in doubt.

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