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Moms rally at state capitol to advocate for change in state gun laws

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People who have lost loved ones to gun violence rallied at the state capitol today for change to state gun laws.

The group is called Mom’s Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.

Volunteers want state legislation that would keep guns away from people deemed a danger to themselves or others.

They also want state law to keep guns from people convicted of domestic abuse.

Linda Peltz is with the group.

She said her daughter was killed in a murder suicide by her daughter’s ex-boyfriend.

“Had we had something else available to us at that time very probably 2 people would be alive”

Legislation that would keep guns from people deemed a danger themselves or others was introduced in the state house earlier this year.

People on the other side of the issue say the measure does nothing to help a person in crises and takes away the person’s due process.