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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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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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Gun Raffles Stoke Debate After Conn. Shooting

Police chiefs in New Hampshire wanted more money for their youth training program. A youth hockey team in North Dakota needed more ice time. Both saw giving away guns as the answer.

02/17/2013

New York Teachers Sell Pension Fund Holdings In Gun Companies

The $46.6 billion pension fund for New York City schoolteachers has sold its stock in companies that make guns and ammunition, city officials announced Friday.

02/15/2013

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Gun Rights Supporters Defy Blizzard For Rally

A few dozen Rhode Islanders have braved winter weather to rally at the Statehouse against gun control proposals.

02/08/2013

Police Ask For Elimination of Firearms Permit Board

Connecticut police officials are asking state lawmakers to eliminate the state firearms permit board, saying it too often overturns their decisions on whether someone can carry a gun.

02/06/2013

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