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Elizabeth Esty

Connecticut delegation frustrated over latest mass shooting

Members of Connecticut's congressional delegation are expressing frustration over the latest deadly mass shooting, upset their colleagues have not passed gun control measures such as background checks.

Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy said Friday Congress "has been an accomplice in these murders" and is "quietly endorsing this mass slaughter by refusing to act in the fact of mass shooting after mass shooting."

Murphy, Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Rep. Elizabeth Esty appeared at the Legislative Office Building to announce proposed federal legislation that would bar gun sales until background checks are completed. Some states allow the sale to be completed if...