Neil Heslin, the father of a six-year-old boy who was slain in the Sandy Hook massacre in Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 14, holds a picture of himself with his son and wipes his eye while testifying on Capitol Hill on Feb. 27, 2013, before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013. (Associated Press)

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Neil Heslin, the father of a six-year-old boy who was slain in the Sandy Hook massacre in Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 14, holds a picture of himself with his son and wipes his eye while testifying on Capitol Hill on Feb. 27, 2013, before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013. (Associated Press)