Second Amendment Advocates And Gun Owners Rally In Hartford In Response To Increased Gun Control Efforts
Hundreds rallied Saturday at the state Capitol, many carrying signs of protest, as part of demonstrations across the nation to express concern about increased gun control efforts since last month’s deadly school shooting in Newtown.
The legislative session is still set for Albany to end on Monday. However, it could be extended for days or a week or even longer as issues such as rent control and property taxes remain unresolved.
Seventy-six people who have all lost loved ones to murder have signed a letter saying capital punishment in Connecticut offers a “false promise that goes unfilled.”
The FAA says a Piedmont Airlines flight from Hilton Head, S.C., lost radio contact Saturday as it approached the area, prompted police to issue an evacuation order.
Now with a firm grip on the job he has long aspired to, Richard Blumenthal heads to the U.S. Senate when the new Congress begins its session in January.