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File photo of a memorial for the victims of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

NH Memorial Service Planned For Lanza’s Mom

A memorial service is planned in New Hampshire for the woman whose son shot her dead at their Connecticut home in December and then drove to an elementary school and killed 20 children and six educators.

05/28/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy. (Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

Lawsuit Filed Against State Over Gun Law

A group of gun rights organizations, pistol permit holders and gun sellers are suing Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and other state officials, arguing that Connecticut’s new gun control law violates their constitutional rights.

05/22/2013

File photo of a makeshift memorial in memory of those people lost in the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Official: No Drugs, Alcohol Found In Newtown Gunman

An official says toxicology tests on the Newtown school shooter’s body did not turn up any alcohol, illegal drugs or prescription medication.

05/21/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy. (Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

Malloy: ‘There’s A Reality That 19,000 People Are Going To Commit Suicide Because There’s A Gun In Their House’

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is met with New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg Wednesday to discuss Connecticut’s new gun control law.

05/16/2013

File photo of assault weapons. (credit: Getty Images)

Conn. Group Cuts Ties With Company Over Arms Ban

A national gun rights lobbying group based in Connecticut has severed ties with a gun show organizer over the company’s decision to restrict sales of assault weapons at an unrelated event earlier this year.

05/10/2013

Richard Blumenthal, Chris Murphy (Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Blumenthal, Murphy Say Senate Still Can Pass Gun Bill

Connecticut’s two U.S. senators say they still think there’s a chance to pass gun control legislation this year following its recent Senate defeat.

04/26/2013

Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., speaks at a press conference with Congress members from Connecticut and a group of 26 cyclists who rode from Newtown, Conn., in support of common-sense solutions to gun violence on March 12, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Murphy, Blumenthal to Discuss Gun Control

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s two U.S. senators are expected to discuss plans to push for gun control legislation following its recent Senate defeat. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy have scheduled a meeting Friday […]

04/26/2013

File photo of Erica Lafferty, left. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Newtown Families: We’ll Keep Fighting For Gun Law

Some families who lost loved ones in December’s massacre at a Connecticut elementary school say they are very disappointed by the Senate’s defeat of expanded background checks for gun sales and vow to continue their fight.

04/21/2013

File photo of a memorial for the victims of the Newtown shooting. (credit: Getty Images)

Newtown Parents Back Study For Clues To Violence

The parents of a 6-year-old girl killed in the Newtown school shooting are seeking answers about what could lead a person to commit such violence.

04/15/2013

File photo of guns. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Gun Activists Raising Money To Fight Conn. Law

The National Rifle Association is among three gun rights organizations that have joined forces to challenge Connecticut’s new gun control law in court, starting by raising money from gun clubs, gun shops and individuals to finance the planned legal battle.

04/11/2013

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