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Sister of Newtown victim: I am "disgusted and disappointed in our Senate"

"They are supposed to be there for us, and speak for us. Who were they speaking for today?," she asked CNN


Katie McDonough
April 18, 2013 5:32PM (UTC)

Carlee Soto, whose sister Victoria was a teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary and was killed in the mass shooting at the school, told CNN that she was “disgusted and so disappointed in our Senate” after they voted to reject a common-sense gun reform bill that has widespread public support.

"They should be ashamed ... They are supposed to be there for us, and speak for us. Who were they speaking for today?" she said of the Wednesday vote.

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Katie McDonough

Katie McDonough is Salon's politics writer, focusing on gender, sexuality and reproductive justice. Follow her on Twitter @kmcdonovgh or email her at kmcdonough@salon.com.

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