Gun rights advocates fill the hallways of the Capitol in Hartford, Conn., on Wednesday as the state Senate took up gun control bill. The body passed the legislation and sent it on to the state House, which was expected to approve it and send it on to the governor. (Associated Press photographs)

Gun rights advocates fill the hallways of the Capitol in Hartford, Conn., on Wednesday as the state Senate took up gun control bill. The body passed the legislation and sent it on to the state House, which was expected to approve it and send it on to the governor. (Associated Press photographs)