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Family members who have lost loved ones to gun violence gather with members of Congress during a press conference four days before the second anniversary of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School December 10, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Family members who have lost loved ones to gun violence gather with members of Congress during a press conference four days before the second anniversary of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School December 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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Today, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear a Second Amendment argument against a 2013 Connecticut ban on the sale of many semi-automatic weapons in the state following the Newtown shooting. But another related case is in court today.

A judge in Bridgeport, Connecticut has started hearing arguments to decide whether gunmaker Bushmaster can be sued by families of Sandy Hook victims, even though gunmakers have been granted immunity by Congress.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with John Dankosky, executive editor of the New England News Collaborative.

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John Dankosky, executive editor of the New England News Collaborative, and also a journalist at WNPR in Hartford. He tweets @johndankosky

This segment aired on June 20, 2016.

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