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Gun control advocates lament lack of progress

Families lament lack of progress

WASHINGTON — They introduce one another by the tragedies. He was shot four times at Virginia Tech. Their daughter died watching a movie in Aurora, Colo. His neighbors were killed going to school in Newtown, Conn.

This gathering of dozens of survivors on Tuesday, at a Methodist meeting room across the street from the Capitol’s lawn, had been planned for weeks. It was an opportunity to lobby Congress — yet again — for gun control.

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