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  1. Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, D-5, visits the Danbury Hackerspace in summer 2016.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | Westport News

    Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, D-5, holds an engraved chocolate bar commemorating her visit to the Danbury Hackerspace in summer 2016. Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, D-5, holds an engraved chocolate bar commemorating her visit to the Danbury Hackerspace in summer 2016.

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  2. D.C. Buzz: Murphy's gun-violence-prevention roadshowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    Sen. Chris Murphy won a small degree of celebrityhood for his bladder-defying filibuster on behalf of gun-related votes in the Senate. Now he's taking his advocacy out on the road on behalf of candidates who identify with the cause of keeping guns out of prospective terrorists' hands and expanded background checks.

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  3. Republicans Probe Democrats' 'Sit-In' Protest Over Gun LawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | The Wall Street Journal

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  4. Connecticut Democrats skeptical about promised gun voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | Norwalk Citizen News

    This image courtsy of Democratic Rep. Chellie Pingree's office shows members of Congress staging a sit-in on the floor of the US House of Representatives on June 22, 2016 in Washington, DC. US Democrats staged a rare sit-in Wednesday in the House of Representatives, demanding that the Republican-led body vote on gun-control legislation following the Orlando nightclub massacre."

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  5. House speaker yields, will allow gun voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | Norwalk Citizen News

    A week after members including the Connecticut delegation disrupted the normal flow of business in the House, Speaker Paul Ryan told Republican colleagues Thursday he would permit a vote to keep guns away from those on the government's terrorism watch list. The vote would be part of a larger terrorism package, according to a source who listened to the call.

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  6. Q Poll: Overwhelming Support For No-Fly, No-Buy Gun ProposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | The Greenwich Daily Voice

    U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy speaks at a press conference after two gun control amendments fail in the Senate. FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn.

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  7. Republicans Block Democrats From Mentioning The Gun Violence Sit-In In Official BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | Switched

    Democratic offices are being told that the sit-in constitute grassroots organizing and can't be used in official business. Democratic members of Congress, including Reps.

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  8. D.C. Buzz: Connecticut delegation's momentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | New Canaan News-Review

    Coastal CT RESULTS group lobbies Congress, July 24, 2013. L-R Mark Pointer , Sandra Eagle, Lucinda Winslow, William Baker, Ann Marie Pointer , Phyllis Behlen, Nancy Gardiner July, 29, 2013, STAMFORD, CTA A A Last week five Fairfield County residents lobbied the entire CT congressional delegation in Washington, D.C. to end hunger and poverty here and around the world.

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  9. State Leaders Take Part In National Day Of Action Against Gun ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | The Greenwich Daily Voice

    In the wake of several mass shootings, state leaders joined survivors of gun violence, public health experts, clergy, LGBT advocates, and others on Wednesday at UConn Health Center for a "National Day of Action" event calling for an end to gun violence. The event came on the heels of House Democrats' 26-hour sit-in on the House floor, in which all five of Connecticut's representatives in the House participated, and the Senate Democrats' 15-hour filibuster led by Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal calling for action on gun violence prevention legislation.

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  10. Day of Action Against Gun Violence starts in ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | WTNH

    Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty was among those taking part in that sit-in in the U.S. House last week and she says the momentum across the country is building daily to force the House leadership to bring up a vote on two gun control measures after the July 4th recess. There were events in over 100 congressional districts across the country today all with the same message and all motivated by shootings in places like Orlando, Aurora, and Newtown.

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  11. Democrats in Congress Vow To Continue Fight For Gun ControlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Ctnewsjunkie.com

    Democrats in Congress are in the minority, but they are banking on an assumption that the American public backs their gun control proposals. U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty said Wednesday that the rules of the House limit their ability to make change, "but the will of the American people as expressed through their representatives and as expressed at the ballot box," will hopefully prompt the Republican majority to call for a vote.

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  12. U.S. Representative Elizabeth Esty, 5th District of Connecticut,...Read the original story

    Jun 29, 2016 | New Canaan News-Review

    U.S. Representative Elizabeth Esty, 5th District of Connecticut, takes part in a roundtable discussion after touring a new pilot research building at the Boehringer Ingelheim USA Corporation, Danbury, Conn, campus on Wednesday, April 8, 2015. less U.S. Representative Elizabeth Esty, 5th District of Connecticut, takes part in a roundtable discussion after touring a new pilot research building at the Boehringer Ingelheim USA Corporation, Danbury, Conn, ... more The Information Technology industry in Connecticut received a big boost this week as the federal government awarded a $4 million grant to the Northwest Regional Workforce Investment Board to train 400 people for IT jobs.

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  13. The Enemies of Guns Revealed In One Hilarious MemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Right Wing News

    Democrats are very enthused over implementing massive amounts of gun control, and have no problem blowing off American citizen's Due Process rights, too boot. They seem to relish it.

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  14. Gun Control Is Totally About The Children Or SomethingRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2015 | Right Wing News

    Democrats are very enthused over implementing massive amounts of gun control, and have no problem blowing off American citizen's Due Process rights, too boot. They seem to relish it.

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  15. Democrats go too far on gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

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  16. Democrats In Connecticut Welcome Supreme Court Abortion RulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | The Danbury Daily Voice

    Connecticut politicians are hailing the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to strike down by 5-3 a restrictive Texas abortion law. "I think the Supreme Court got it right," Stamford Mayor David Martin said Monday.

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  17. Congresswoman replaces rainbow flag stolen from Danbury churchRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2016 | Greenwich Citizen

    Last June, the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Danbury decided to fly a rainbow flag outside of its site to show everyone is welcome. Since then, the flag has been burned twice and stolen a few weeks ago.

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  18. Vandalism Won't Deter Church's Message of AcceptanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | NBC Connecticut

    Members of Danbury's Unitarian Universalist Church say they were drawn to its message of acceptance. But the message that the members love became a target for vandalism.

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  19. GOP ticket for Congress: gun control crusade misguidedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | News Times

    The GOP nominee for Congress in Connecticut 's 5th District has created a unique juxtaposition for a state and national party clinging to its principles on gun ownership. Cope is openly gay and pro-Second Amendment, a reverence that Sherman's first selectman traces to his late paternal grandfather, who was a sheriff in Texas.

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  20. The Democrats could learn from the NRA: A sit-in on the House floor...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | Salon

    The NRA's money is only its second most important asset; so-called "gun nuts" give the lobby its real power A photo tweeted from the House by Elizabeth Esty shows Democratic members staging a sit-in "to demand action on common sense gun legislation," June 22, 2016. Ten days after the gun massacre that left 49 dead and scores more injured at an Orlando nightclub, House Democrats this week combined 1960s tactics with 21st-century technology to force gun control legislation to a vote.

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