Gun Regulation

Gabby Giffords (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Giffords In State To Support Domestic Violence Bill

Former Arizona U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords is urging Connecticut lawmakers to address the link between gun violence and domestic violence, saying dangerous people with guns are a threat to women.


Rick Perry (Frederick J. Brown/Getty Images,) ,Dannel Malloy (Christopnher Capozziello/Getty Images)

Governors Perry, Malloy At Odds On Gun Regulation

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Texas Gov. Rick Perry squared off over gun control policy on Sunday, continuing a debate that began last year.


People line up at state public safety offices in Middletown to register firearms and some kinds of magazines. (Courtesy Senator Joe Markley, Rep. Rob Sampson)

Some Late Applications To Register Assault Weapons, Large Capacity Magazines Will Be Processed

Hundreds of applications to register assault weapons and large-capacity ammunition magazines that weren’t received by a Jan. 1 deadline will be processed by Connecticut’s Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection.


Massachusetts Statehouse (Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Recommendations On Massachusets Gun Laws

Massachusetts has some of the nation’s toughest gun laws but can do more to reduce violence and keep firearms away from people with criminal backgrounds or mental illness, according to a task force established after the massacre at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn.


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)

Judge Upholds Connecticut’s New Gun Law

A federal judge has upheld the gun control law that Connecticut adopted last year in the wake of the shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.


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

Daughter of Sandy Hook Principal Will Fight For Gun Regulation

Erica Lafferty, daughter of Sandy Hook Elementary School’s late principal Dawn Hochsprung, says she won’t give up the fight to get regulations in place that would prevent another mass shooting tragedy.