Hearings On Newtown, Mental Health, and Guns

WNPR and CT Mirror reporters wrap-up this week's hearings.

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Neil Heslin lost his son, Jesse Lewis in the Sandy Hook attack.
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Hearings On Newtown, Mental Health, and Guns
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Hearings On Newtown, Mental Health, and Guns

America’s debate over guns was in Newtown High School last night - as hundreds gathered to give emotional testimony to state lawmakers. It was happening in Washington too, where Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal re-affirmed his support for tighter gun control, invoking the “Sandy Hook Promise” group formed by parents of the victims.

Today, we’ll take a look at what we’ve heard in this week of public hearings on guns, school safety and mental health.