Lawmakers to hear about gun violence - Feb 27th, 2013 - National

— Committees in both the House and Senate are gearing up for hearings today on gun violence. Neil Heslin, whose son was slain in Newtown, Conn., will tell a Senate hearing he favors a ban on assault weapons. A House panel plans to hear about ways to keep students safe, with an emphasis on school resource officers, who are sometimes armed.