Article Photos: Conn. gun law seen as model for Congress, states 8/18

Senate Minority Leader John McKinney, R-Fairfield, who represents Newtown, Conn., gestures towards his green lapel pin honoring victims of the Newtown school shooting while 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)