BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) – Religious leaders from Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Jersey are joining elected and police officials to call on gun manufacturers to tighten distribution systems and develop smart gun technologies. Bridgeport Mayor Bill […]
Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley’s endorsement on Friday from a 15,000-member gun rights organization renewed accusations from Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s campaign that Foley would support repealing the gun control law passed last year after the mass school shooting in Newtown.
Several members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation on Friday urged national retailers to take steps to bar guns from their establishments, saying such voluntary efforts could improve public safety and help persuade Congress to pass the gun safety legislation first proposed after the deadly Newtown school shooting.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., warns that Congress will be complicit if any mass shootings if they fail to pass legislation that prevents the mentally ill from buying guns.
A new poll finds that a majority of Americans oppose stricter gun control laws.
Under pressure from gun control advocates, Facebook agreed Wednesday to delete posts from users selling illegal guns or offering weapons for sale without background checks.
A bill that would limit access to guns in New Hampshire to people who have been judged by a court to be mentally ill faces a hearing in a Senate committee Tuesday.
Despite a year of setbacks, the parents of children lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre insist they won’t lose the fight to reduce gun violence.
Sen. Chris Murphy has characterized Republicans who have resisted new gun laws as “gun control Darwinists.”
In the moment, Newtown’s children became our own.