Gun legislation

Family Of Slain Oxford Woman Wants Federal Gun ReformThe family of an Oxford woman, who police say was shot and killed last month by her estranged husband, voiced support Monday for federal legislation proposed by U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal that would prevent subjects of temporary restraining orders from purchasing or possessing firearms.
Gun Control Groups Still Hopeful Despite InactionDespite a year of setbacks, the parents of children lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre insist they won't lose the fight to reduce gun violence.
Lawsuit Filed Against State Over Gun LawA 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.
Reid Invokes Dad's Suicide During Gun Control Speech On Senate FloorSenate Democrats are approaching decision time on whether they should try to get Republican support for expanding background checks for firearms sales or will follow the shakier path of pursuing the cornerstone of President Barack Obama's gun control effort on their own.
Obama Promoting Gun Control In Connecticut 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 Bill Debate Underway At CapitolResponding to one of the worst massacres in state history, Connecticut lawmakers are expected to pass a package of gun control and other measures, described by supporters as the most comprehensive in the country
Gun Owners Ask Lawmakers To Tread Lightly
Governor Outlines Gun Safety ProposalsGov. Dannel P. Malloy on Thursday called for immediately banning high-capacity ammunition magazines, requiring background checks for the transfer of any firearm and expanding the state's assault weapons ban.