NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) – Advocates of tougher measures on gun control are kicking off a third annual bike ride from Newtown to Washington. The group, Team 26, is setting out Saturday morning on the 400-mile […]
Two 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.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A panel tasked with developing recommendations to prevent tragedies like the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre is calling for new gun control measures, detailed safety standards for school buildings and a […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The Connecticut House and Senate have voted overwhelmingly to confirm a state judge nominee who was opposed by the National Rifle Association and other groups because she supported a gun control […]
A 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.
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.