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.
Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A bipartisan, legislative working group is planning to finalize its recommendations for law changes addressing gun violence. Lawmakers were scheduled to meet Tuesday at the Legislative Office Building to discuss which […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut lawmakers are being urged to pass legislation to stop urban gun violence. Family members of gun violence victims in the cities are scheduled Wednesday to call on the General Assembly […]
President Barack Obama says that every four months, his hometown of Chicago suffers the loss of as many children as were killed in the Connecticut elementary school shooting.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s gun industry is speaking up, six weeks after a gunman opened fire at a Newtown elementary school, killing 20 children and six educators. The National Shooting Sports Foundation has scheduled […]
Metal detectors are scheduled to make a rare appearance at the Connecticut state Capitol complex Monday, the day of a hearing on gun violence and gun control.
Political activist Ralph Nader referred to the makers of video games as “electronic child molesters” while speaking about his displeasure with President Barack Obama’s inaugural celebrations.
President Barack Obama has unveiled the most sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in two decades, pressing a reluctant Congress to pass universal background checks and bans on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines like the ones used in the Newtown, Conn., school shooting.
President Obama invited families of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings and survivors of the Newtown shootings to the White House as he announces his efforts to reduce gun violence. He will be joined children from across the country who wrote letters to him about gun violence and school safety.