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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

White House (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

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

State Police inspect the area on December 14, 2012 at the aftermath of  a school shooting at a Connecticut elementary school  that brought police swarming into the leafy neighborhood, while other area schools were put under lock-down, police and local media said.   ( DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown Board of Ed Asked To Consider Cops In All Schools

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) _ Some parents in Newtown are urging the local Board of Education to consider stationing police at all town schools as the board puts together its budget proposal for 2013-2014. Three parents […]

01/16/2013

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Newtown Group Among Those At Biden Gun Violence Meeting

Pledging swift action to curb gun violence, Vice President Joe Biden says he will deliver new proposals to President Barack Obama by next Tuesday.

01/10/2013

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Students Hide In Corners After Men With Guns Are Spotted Near Middle Scool

A sighting of men carrying guns prompted a brief lockdown at a middle school in Stratford.

01/08/2013

File photo of a handgun. (credit: JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

NY Newspaper’s Handgun-Permit Map Draws Criticism For Publishing Names, Addresses

The publication of the names and addresses of handgun permit holders in two New York counties has sparked outrage that is spreading across the Internet.

12/26/2012

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