CT lawmakers urge Senate to vote on gun legislation

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A push to cut down on the number of gun-related deaths in Connecticut is set for Thursday.      

U.S. Senators Blumenthal and Murphy, along with several other lawmakers, are expected to hold a news conference on Thursday urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to bring up gun legislation previously passed by the House. 

Related: Gov. Lamont holds bill signing ceremony for Ethan’s Law

The bill would require universal background checks. 

The CDC estimates that 100 people die in the U.S. Every day from firearm-related injuries.

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