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Screen capture of the Rhode Island State House. (Credit: visitingnewengland.com)

Gay Marriage, Guns And Taxes Await R.I. Assembly

Rhode Island lawmakers are taking a week off before returning to the Statehouse to confront tough questions on gun control, gay marriage, business taxes and the state’s economy.

04/14/2013

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Laws, Rumors Have Gun Ammo Flying Off Store Shelves

Gun enthusiasts fearful of new weapon controls and hearing false rumors of government hoarding are buying bullets practically by the bushel.

04/05/2013

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Gun Rights Advocates On Hand For Capitol Vote

Hundreds of gun rights advocates are gathering at the statehouse in Hartford ahead of a vote in the General Assembly on proposed gun-control legislation.

04/03/2013

State Capitol (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Highlights Of Proposed Gun Legislation

A ban on large-capacity ammunition magazines, a new registry for existing high-capacity magazines and background checks for private gun sales are among the highlights of proposed legislation being unveiled to rank-and-file Connecticut legislators.

04/01/2013

Several .223 caliber rounds are shown near a Bushmaster rifle. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Newtown Gunman Had Access To Huge Weapons Cache

When Adam Lanza walked out of his house for the last time, he left behind firearms and knives and more than 1,600 rounds of ammunition — taking only four guns. They would suffice.

03/28/2013

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Lawmakers Seek to Fund Gun Trafficking Task Force

By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Some Connecticut legislators hope the intense focus on gun violence following the Newtown school massacre will finally prompt the General Assembly to adequately fund a task […]

03/22/2013

Bridgeport Police Arrest Two In Alleged Guns-for-Drugs Deal

Bridgeport police say they’ve arrested two men in an alleged gun-for-drugs deal.

03/18/2013

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Malloy Says He’s Being Patient On Gun Legislation Talks

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Wednesday he’s being patient as the legislature tries to hammer out a bipartisan gun control package, but added that the public wants lawmakers to act now.

03/13/2013

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Q Poll Survey On Gun Laws

A new Quinnipiac University Poll of Connecticut voters says support in the state for universal background checks for gun owners shows higher support than for any issue in the twenty years the poll has been conducting surveys in the state.

03/06/2013

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Biden: “Enough Is Enough”

Vice President Joe Biden is trying to rally support for the administration’s proposals to curb gun violence, saying there will be a moral price to pay for inaction.

02/21/2013

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