By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A private charitable fund created to help pay for the mental health care of first responders, teachers and other workers affected by the mass shooting at […]
Several gun groups say they are declaring the anniversary of the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School to be “Guns Save Lives Day.”
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A legislative task force charged with finding ways to balance victims’ privacy with the public’s right to know is holding a hearing in Hartford to gather public comment. The Task Force […]
A dispute over the 911 recordings from the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School is shaping up as a test of a new Connecticut law _ adopted in response to the massacre _ that prevents public release of certain records in homicide cases.
Relatives of three people killed in the mass shootings in Aurora and Newtown campaigned Wednesday for one of two Colorado state senators facing recall elections for their votes on gun control, while sheriffs who oppose the new gun laws rallied those hoping to kick both Democrats out of office.
Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.
Newtown officials are meeting to debate what to do with the Sandy Hook Elementary School building, where 20 first-graders and six educators were gunned down in a December massacre.
National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre challenged the national news media, saying that coverage of gun control is skewed against gun owners’ Constitutional rights.
Proposals to ban semi-automatic weapons and high-capacity magazines and impose a $100-per-gun fee to register a firearm with police are all under consideration as state lawmakers in Rhode Island prepare for a major gun policy debate following the elementary school massacre in Connecticut.
President Barack Obama says that every four months, his hometown of Chicago suffers the loss of as many children as were killed in the Connecticut elementary school shooting.