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.
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 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 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.
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.