Newtown Families Return to Capitol Hill for 6-Month Anniversary

Gilles Rousseau, who lost his daughter in the shooting massacre, calls for stricter gun laws.
3:00 | 04/08/13

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Today marks six months since the school shooting massacre in Newtown Connecticut. A moment of silence will be observed there this morning to remember the victims as ABC's -- selling reports families of those who died are pressing their case for new gun laws. Six months after new town the talk of gun control in Washington is still just that all -- Shields -- so whose daughter was one of the teachers killed -- sandy hook elementary school. Came to Capitol Hill on Thursday to keep the issue alive. -- it's it's disappointing. But this morning there is no progress could -- right. Should be a no brainer in April a bill to expand background checks failed in the senate. The gun legislation president Obama's top priority has been sitting dormant ever since now on the six month anniversary of the shooting that killed 26 people. Family members Greta roll call of the victims' names and ages most were only six. Katherine -- Age six. Was killed and her first grade class senate majority leader Harry Reid -- to revive the legislation. The fight is not over it's just beginning. But he did not say when or how and so far no senators who voted against the bill including four Democrats have said they would change their mind. It's the Republicans who voted against this -- writing is on the wall. Hand the Democrats who voted against system a handful of -- -- voted against us. The writing is on the wall background checks will pass the United States senate so -- questioned plan. Still the opposition remains strong. And the road to victory for gun control supporters is long. Russo has traveled across the nation making his case pressuring us senator New Hampshire and lawmakers in Nevada. His daughter's name is now on a bus that will tour the country promoting stronger gun laws. -- -- Spell right through the -- and yet. Six months after her death he is channeled his energy into his new cause any is bracing for his first Father's Day without her. -- Sony ABC news Washington.

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