Gun legislation

U.S. Capitol (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Family Of Slain Oxford Woman Wants Federal Gun Reform

The 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.

06/23/2014

A man holds up a sign with with a depiction of an assault weapon during a rally at the Connecticut State Capital to promote gun control legislation in the wake of the December 14, 2012, school shooting in Newtown on February 14, 2013 in Hartford, Connecticut. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Gun Control Groups Still Hopeful Despite Inaction

Despite 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.

12/11/2013

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

Senate 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. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Reid Invokes Dad’s Suicide During Gun Control Speech On Senate Floor

Senate 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.

04/09/2013

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. (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

04/08/2013

Shortly after debate on a gun control bill began in the state Senate, there was shouting in the halls outside the chamber.  State Capitol Police responded. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Gun Bill Debate Underway At Capitol

Responding 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

04/03/2013

NRA Seal

Gun Owners Ask Lawmakers To Tread Lightly

The National Rifle Association is stepping up its lobbying efforts in Connecticut since the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, helping to bus gun rights supporters to the state Capitol as legislative leaders try […]

03/11/2013

File Photo,  Danel Malloy (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Governor Outlines Gun Safety Proposals

Gov. 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.

02/21/2013

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