A couple embrace outside Sandy Hook school in Newtown, Connecticut
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Gun-free zones are 'soft target'

The mass shooting at Sandy Hook elementary school in Connecticut has put the spotlight on US gun control laws.

Dave Workman of the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, an anti-gun control group, told the BBC that Connecticut has some of the toughest gun laws in the US - but that did not prevent Friday's tragedy.

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