WDBJ7 Web Staff
5:37 PM EDT, April 16, 2012
A victim who survived the Virginia Tech shootings five years ago was on Capitol Hill Monday.
Colin Goddard talked to congressional leaders in Washington. He was joined by people who've also been affected by mass shootings, including the father of a Columbine victim.
They asked lawmakers to pass laws that keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people. Goddard accused lawmakers of simply not be willing to deal with the issue
"My question to every single member who works up here is that if today, the anniversary of the worst shooting in our country's history is not the time, if tomorrow, when 32 more Americans are going to be killed from gunfire is not the time, which day is the time," Goddard asked.
A documentary film about Goddard surviving the shooting, and then becoming a critic of gun violence, was also shown on college campuses and communities across the country Monday.
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