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File Photo,  Danel Malloy (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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

File photo of a gun and ammunition. (Photo illustration by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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

File photo of gun supporters. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

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

Connecticut State Capitol. (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Legislative Committee Hears From Gun Law Experts

A legislative subcommittee reviewing Connecticut gun laws is receiving some final expert testimony before the lawmakers begin devising recommendations for possible changes to the laws in light of the Newtown school shooting.

02/04/2013

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Connecticut Child Advocate Releases Gun Report

The Connecticut Child Advocate has released a report on children and gun deaths and injuries. Since January of 2001, 94 youngsters between the ages of two and 17, were killed in Connecticut.  The vast majority […]

01/28/2013

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Newtown Chief Among Those Invited To White House Meeting

President Barack Obama will meet with police chiefs from three communities that have experienced mass shootings, part of his administration’s push to address gun violence.

01/28/2013

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Teachers Union To Release Results Of Survey On Guns, School Safety

The state’s largest teachers’ union is announcing the results of its survey of Connecticut teachers and their opinions on gun laws and school safety.

01/27/2013

Screen grab of a bracelet from the "Caliber Collection," made by Jewelry for a Cause. (Credit: calibercollection.com)

Company Melts Bought Back Guns, Bullets Into ‘Caliber Collection’ Bracelets

A philanthropic Greenwich-based company is taking guns and bullets obtained through buyback programs and repurposing them – into fashionable accessories.

01/22/2013

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