Study: Connecticut Among Safest States For Gun ViolenceThe national report alleges that firearms-related deaths were “significantly” lower in states that had passed laws to ban assault weapons and require trigger locks or the safe storage of guns.
Connecticut Delegation Pledges To Keep Pushing For Gun LawsMembers of Connecticut's congressional delegation say they're energized by the public's reaction to the recent House of Representatives sit-in and Senate filibuster, promising to not stop pushing for more restrictive gun laws.
House Democrats Stage Protest In Dispute Over GunsHouse Democrats launched a sit-down protest Wednesday, seeking a vote on gun control measures following the Orlando nightclub shooting.
Republicans, Gun Advocates Unimpressed By Democrats' Gun Control MovementsConnecticut's congressional delegation is becoming known for its united stance on gun control measures, but some Republicans and gun rights advocates aren't impressed.
Sen Murphy Leads 15-Hour Filibuster On Gun ControlSenator Chris Murphy, who mourned the loss of 20 children in his home state of Connecticut four years ago, waged a nearly 15-hour filibuster into the early hours of Thursday morning, demanding votes on gun control measures.
VP Joe Biden Decries Lack Of Progress On 'Rational Gun Safety' LawsVice President Joe Biden is telling family members of those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School that he's surprised about the lack of progress on "rational gun safety" laws three years after the mass shooting of students and teachers.
US Sens. Warren, Markey Join Filibuster For Tougher Gun LawsMassachusetts' two Democratic U.S. senators have joined a filibuster to force a vote on gun control legislation in the wake of a shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, that left 49 people dead.
A Brief Look at Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy's Relationship With Gun ControlEarlier today, Sen. Chris Murphy launched a filibuster on the floor of the U.S. Senate regarding the gun control debate, an issue the Connecticut Senator has had some considerable experience with.
The Longest Filibusters In U.S. HistoryCould the Gun Control filibuster become one of the longest in American history? Sen. Murphy and his colleagues have some competition. Here are the longest filibusters in U.S. history:
After Orlando Attack, Connecticut Lawmakers Call For Tougher Gun LawsMembers of Connecticut's congressional delegation are calling for Congress to impose more stringent gun-control laws in the aftermath of Sunday's attack in Orlando.
A New Gun Debate Returns To Connecticut State CapitolGun rights activists and gun control supporters are at odds over a bill that would compel Connecticut individuals to produce their permit to carry a firearm at the request of police.
Preliminary Hearing In Sandy Hook Shooting LawsuitA preliminary hearing got underway this afternoon, in a lawsuit against the companies that made and sold the rifle used in an attack that killed twenty-six Sandy Hook Elementary School students and educators.