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CONN SCHOOL SHOOTING-TRANSPARENCY
Conn. lawmakers to resume debate over privacy that began after Newtown shooting
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 2:27 PM EST
The emotional debate over victim privacy rights that came about after the Newtown school massacre is expected to resume in coming weeks at the Connecticut state Capitol.
Disagreements are already developing.
Democratic Senate President Donald E. Williams Jr. says he doesn't support the all the proposals. He calls it "ill-advised" to restrict public access to 911 recordings related to homicides.
But House Speaker Brendan Sharkey, another Democrat, hasn't made up his mind. He says he's sensitive to the concerns of both the media and the families of the Sandy Hook school shooting victims, whose privacy worries originally prompted the debate.