Mary Burwell-Morrongiello of Sonoma, California, repeatedly challenged Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Calif., with outbursts during a hearing on gun control Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, at the state Capitol. “Arm the teachers, arm the people in mental health facilities, and you’ll have less deaths by firearms,” she said at one point. “Arm the citizenry.”
Mary Burwell-Morrongiello of Sonoma, California, repeatedly challenged Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Calif., with outbursts during a hearing on gun control Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, at the state Capitol. “Arm the teachers, arm the people in mental health facilities, and you’ll have less deaths by firearms,” she said at one point. “Arm the citizenry.” Renée C. Byer rbyer@sacbee.com
Mary Burwell-Morrongiello of Sonoma, California, repeatedly challenged Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Calif., with outbursts during a hearing on gun control Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, at the state Capitol. “Arm the teachers, arm the people in mental health facilities, and you’ll have less deaths by firearms,” she said at one point. “Arm the citizenry.” Renée C. Byer rbyer@sacbee.com

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