Lawmakers Question Bill To Authorize Police To See Gun PermitsState lawmakers today heard comment for and against a proposal to allow police officers to require people carrying guns to show their permits.
A New Gun Debate Returns To Connecticut State CapitolGun rights activists and gun control supporters are at odds over a bill that would compel Connecticut individuals to produce their permit to carry a firearm at the request of police.
Preliminary Hearing In Sandy Hook Shooting LawsuitA preliminary hearing got underway this afternoon, in a lawsuit against the companies that made and sold the rifle used in an attack that killed twenty-six Sandy Hook Elementary School students and educators.
Connecticut Lawmakers Meeting With Obama On Gun Law ChangesSeveral members of Connecticut's congressional delegation are among a group of federal lawmakers meeting with President Barack Obama about his executive actions tightening the nation's gun laws.
State Supreme Court Orders Acquittal Of Former Army Medic In 2nd Amendment CaseThe Connecticut Supreme Court has ordered the acquittal of a former Army medic arrested in 2010 when police seized machetes, a police baton and other weapons from his vehicle, saying his Second Amendment right to bear arms was violated.
Church Offering 'Free AR-15' As Part Of Gun Giveaway RaffleGrace Baptist Church is planning to give away a free AR-15 during a raffle event later this month as part of a bid to entice hunters and gun owners to attend worship at the upstate New York church.
As Sandy Hook Anniversary Approaches, NRA Set To Shatter Fundraising RecordsAs the first anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting approaches, the massacre that helped spark a national gun control debate also generated another trend – record-setting fundraising by the National Rifle Association.
Guns In Your Home: A Statistical Accident Waiting To HappenOver 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor's own home.
First Lawsuit Moving Forward Against Assault Weapon, Magazine RestrictionsIn what could the the first legal challenge to the state's expanded assault weapons ban, and the ban on large capacity ammunition magazines, a New London man is suing the state, seeking to overturn the new law.
Showdown Senate Gun Control Vote ThursdayThe Senate's top Democrat is setting Congress' first showdown vote for Thursday on President Barack Obama's gun control drive as a small but mounting number of Republicans appear willing to buck a conservative effort to prevent debate from even beginning.
Governor Signs Gun BillGov. Dannel P. Malloy, who four months ago broke the news to shocked parents that their children had been slaughtered in a Connecticut elementary school, signed into law Thursday sweeping new restrictions on weapons and large capacity ammunition magazines similar to the ones used by the man who gunned down 20 child and six educators in the massacre.
Father Of Sandy Hook Victim Speaks During Gun-Control HearingParents of children killed in the Newtown school shooting called for better enforcement of gun laws and tougher penalties for violators Monday at a hearing that revealed the divide in the gun-control debate, with advocates for gun rights shouting at the father of one 6-year-old victim.