President Barack Obama is trying to boost the chances of gun legislation that could be in jeopardy this week with a trip to the home state of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
Gun enthusiasts fearful of new weapon controls and hearing false rumors of government hoarding are buying bullets practically by the bushel.
Gun enthusiasts fearful of new weapon controls and buying into rumor mills about government hoarding are purchasing bullets practically by the bushel, making it hard for stores nationwide to keep shelves stocked and even putting a pinch on some local law enforcement departments.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who four months ago broke the news to shocked parents that their children had been slaughtered in a Connecticut elementary school, signed into law Thursday sweeping new restrictions on weapons and large capacity ammunition magazines similar to the ones used by the man who gunned down 20 child and six educators in the massacre.
The Associated Press compared the Connecticut, New York and Colorado gun control measures.
Search warrants used in the investigation of the Newtown school shooting are being released along with a statement from prosecutors about their work to unravel the motives of the 20-year-old gunman.
National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre challenged the national news media, saying that coverage of gun control is skewed against gun owners’ Constitutional rights.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s commission reviewing the Newtown school shooting is recommending a ban on the sale and possession of all guns that can fire more than 10 rounds without reloading.
The president of one of the nation’s oldest gun manufacturers says he’s concerned Connecticut lawmakers are just trying to pacify Connecticut’s gun companies by listening to their concerns about proposed gun control legislation.
Residents of a small western Maine town have rejected a proposal that would have required a gun in every home.