Article Photos: Conn. Senate approves sweeping gun control bill 16/17

While wearing green wrist bands honoring the victims of the Newtown school shooting, Senate Minority Leader John McKinney, R-Fairfield, who represents Newtown, Conn., looks at his notes prior to addressing the Senate floor at the Capitol in Hartford, Conn., Wednesday, April 3, 2013. Hundreds of gun rights advocates are gathering at the statehouse in Hartford ahead of a vote in the General Assembly on proposed gun-control legislation. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)