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Blumenthal Continues Focus on Gun Debate

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Although Monday’s town hall discussion with Branford High School students and U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal was advertised as one that would tackle a myriad of topics, it was clear from the start that the issue of guns in would dominate.

In the hour-plus discussion at Branford High School, Blumenthal fielded more than a dozen questions from students. Two-thirds of them had to do with the issue of gun safety and their concerns for their own safety.

Blumenthal told the students he has been impressed by the gun control movement in the wake of the February 14 shooting at Majority Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

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