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Families of Sandy Hook victims meet at Capitol Hill
Tomorrow marks six months since 26 people were killed inside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
Some of the victims' families spent the day on Capitol Hill, honoring the lives lost and continuing their push for stricter gun control laws.
One by one their names were read.
Twenty first-grade students and six educators murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
“I'm here today to remind congress what happened to my family to remind them
what keeps happening in America,” said Jillian Soto.
On the eve of the six month anniversary, the families of some of the victims of the Newtown massacre were back on
Meeting with members of Congress, President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden continuing their fight for stricter gun control legislation.
"Five thousand more Americans have died due to gun violence since December 14th and there still hasn't been any federal action to protect us from gun violence,” said Soto.
A proposed bill to require universal background checks on gun purchases was rejected by the senate in April.
Opponents say they are defending 2nd amendment rights.
Yet after nearly six months of grieving and relentlessly pushing for change, these families explain - this battle is far from over.
Meanwhile we've learned that the investigation into the Newtown massacre is on-going. Investigators there hoped to have a final report out this month, but they are still conducting interviews and say they won't be done for quite a while.