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Connecticut gun show goes on despite Newtown tragedy

A man looks at a shotgun during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at an elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A man looks at a shotgun during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at an elementary school in nearby...more

A man looks at a shotgun during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at an elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Charlotte Baekey, 9, of Norwalk, Connecticut protests in front of the hotel hosting the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the Stamford mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at Sandy Hook elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Charlotte Baekey, 9, of Norwalk, Connecticut protests in front of the hotel hosting the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the Stamford mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon...more

Charlotte Baekey, 9, of Norwalk, Connecticut protests in front of the hotel hosting the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the Stamford mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at Sandy Hook elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Antique gun collector Richard Kravarik poses with an antique hand gun during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at an elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Antique gun collector Richard Kravarik poses with an antique hand gun during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last...more

Antique gun collector Richard Kravarik poses with an antique hand gun during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at an elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Antique gun collector Richard Kravarik poses with an antique hand gun during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at an elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Antique gun collector Richard Kravarik poses with an antique hand gun during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last...more

Antique gun collector Richard Kravarik poses with an antique hand gun during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at an elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Antique gun collector Dave Kleiner reviews paperwork during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at an elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Antique gun collector Dave Kleiner reviews paperwork during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at an...more

Antique gun collector Dave Kleiner reviews paperwork during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at an elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Antique gun collector Richard Kravarik poses with an antique hand gun during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at an elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Antique gun collector Richard Kravarik poses with an antique hand gun during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last...more

Antique gun collector Richard Kravarik poses with an antique hand gun during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at an elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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A row of shotguns are seen during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at an elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A row of shotguns are seen during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at an elementary school in...more

A row of shotguns are seen during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at an elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Antique gun collector Richard Kravarik poses with an antique hand gun during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at an elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Antique gun collector Richard Kravarik poses with an antique hand gun during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last...more

Antique gun collector Richard Kravarik poses with an antique hand gun during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at an elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Signs are seen during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at an elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Signs are seen during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at an elementary school in nearby Newtown....more

Signs are seen during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at an elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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A row of shotguns are seen during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at an elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A row of shotguns are seen during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at an elementary school in...more

A row of shotguns are seen during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at an elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Antique gun collector Dave Kleiner talks to a reporter (not seen) during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at an elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Antique gun collector Dave Kleiner talks to a reporter (not seen) during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's...more

Antique gun collector Dave Kleiner talks to a reporter (not seen) during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at an elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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A row of shotguns are seen during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at an elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A row of shotguns are seen during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at an elementary school in...more

A row of shotguns are seen during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at an elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Antique hand guns are seen during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at an elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Antique hand guns are seen during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at an elementary school in...more

Antique hand guns are seen during the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at an elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Charlotte Baekey, 9, of Norwalk, Connecticut protests in front of the hotel hosting the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the Stamford mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at Sandy Hook elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Charlotte Baekey, 9, of Norwalk, Connecticut protests in front of the hotel hosting the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the Stamford mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon...more

Charlotte Baekey, 9, of Norwalk, Connecticut protests in front of the hotel hosting the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the Stamford mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at Sandy Hook elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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People protest in front of the hotel hosting the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the Stamford mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at Sandy Hook elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

People protest in front of the hotel hosting the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the Stamford mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at Sandy...more

People protest in front of the hotel hosting the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the Stamford mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at Sandy Hook elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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A woman protests in front of the hotel hosting the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the Stamford mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at Sandy Hook elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A woman protests in front of the hotel hosting the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the Stamford mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at Sandy...more

A woman protests in front of the hotel hosting the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the Stamford mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at Sandy Hook elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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People protest in front of the hotel hosting the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the Stamford mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at Sandy Hook elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

People protest in front of the hotel hosting the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the Stamford mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at Sandy...more

People protest in front of the hotel hosting the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the Stamford mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at Sandy Hook elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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A man protests in front of the hotel hosting the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the Stamford mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at Sandy Hook elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A man protests in front of the hotel hosting the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the Stamford mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at Sandy...more

A man protests in front of the hotel hosting the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the Stamford mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at Sandy Hook elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Charlotte Baekey (C), 9, of Norwalk, Connecticut protests in front of the hotel hosting the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the Stamford mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at Sandy Hook elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Charlotte Baekey (C), 9, of Norwalk, Connecticut protests in front of the hotel hosting the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the Stamford mayor's plea that the event not be held so...more

Charlotte Baekey (C), 9, of Norwalk, Connecticut protests in front of the hotel hosting the East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut, January 5, 2013. The show is being held despite the Stamford mayor's plea that the event not be held so soon after last month's massacre at Sandy Hook elementary school in nearby Newtown. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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