HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – One of Connecticut’s senators said he sees the potential for an increase in gun violence if the president’s pick for the Supreme Court is confirmed.
Sen. Chris Murphy on Thursday spoke about the confirmation process for President Donald Trump’s nominee, Amy Coney Barrett.
He was joined by gun violence prevention advocates for a news conference.
“We think it's really important for people to know what is going to happen to violence rates all across this country if Amy Coney Barrett is put on the supreme court,” Murphy said.
Murphy’s news conference came as the capital city dealt with a surge in gun violence.
Since Friday, one person was killed and eight others hurt in shootings across the city.