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.
Gun enthusiasts fearful of new weapon controls and hearing false rumors of government hoarding are buying bullets practically by the bushel.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
Bridgeport police say they’ve arrested two men in an alleged gun-for-drugs deal.
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.
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.
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.