Newtown Advocates Kick Off Annual Bike Ride
Governor: No 'Appetite' For More Gun Control In ConnecticutTwo years after the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut's governor said he doubts the state legislature has the "appetite" to take up many of the additional gun control recommendations included in a final report released Friday by a state commission.
Newtown Panel Urges More Gun Control, Mental Health Changes
Judicial Nominee Opposed By Gun Rights Groups Confirmed
Federal Appeals Court Hears Gun Control Law ArgumentsA federal appeals court in New York City heard arguments on the constitutionality of a Connecticut gun control law, passed after the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting.
Religious, Civic Leaders Press Gun Manufacturers
Connecticut Gun Rights Group Backs Foley 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.
Connecticut Lawmakers Seek Broader Gun CoalitionSeveral 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.
Blumenthal: 'Congress Will Be Complicit If We Fail To Act' On Gun Control For Mentally IllSen. 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.
Poll: 53 Percent Of Americans Oppose Stricter Gun Control LawsA new poll finds that a majority of Americans oppose stricter gun control laws.
Facebook To Delete Posts For Illegal Gun SalesUnder pressure from gun control advocates, Facebook agreed Wednesday to delete posts from users selling illegal guns or offering weapons for sale without background checks.
NH Bill Requires Mental Health Reports For Gun Background ChecksA 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.