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Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford (file / Used with permission of the Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.)

Newtown Families Head To Hartford To Press For Gun Reform

Families from Newtown are in Hartford today delivering letters to lawmakers asking for a vote on legislation to make the state safer from gun violence.

03/22/2013

A man pays tribute to the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. (Photo credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Malloy Seeks Release Of Information On Newtown Massacre After Gunman Details Leaked

According to published report, a law enforcement official said gunman Adam Lanza tracked the death tolls and details of other mass shootings on a massive spread sheet and viewed them as “scores.”

03/21/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Cuomo: Allowing 10-Bullet Magazines Doesn’t Constitute Gun Control Rollback

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Wednesday said keeping 10-bullet magazines legal is not tantamount to rolling back the nation’s most stringent gun control measure.

03/20/2013

An advertisement for the game Call of Duty Black Ops 2. (credit: Getty Images)

Psychologist Warns About Dangers Of Violent Games Amid Calls For More Regulation

The line between what’s real and what’s not though is now blurred after it was discovered that mass murderers in Norway and the Sandy Hook shooting may have been inspired by violent video games to carry out their massacres.

03/19/2013

A Starshine Watchdog

Stuffed Toy Helps Survivors Cope With Sandy Hook Massacre

Thursday marks three months since the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre and many of the families from the school have continued to grapple with the tragedy.

03/13/2013

A membership card for the National Rifle Association. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

NRA Steps Up CT Lobbying Effort; ‘Thousands’ Hit Capitol To Oppose Gun Control

John Hohenwarter, an NRA state liaison, said the group decided to help organize the “lobby day” because there’s an accumulation of “made-for-TV lawmaking, not good policy.”

03/11/2013

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Surge In Business For Upstate Firearms Establishments Since Gun Law Passed

Upstate gun shops, shooting ranges and county clerks’ offices have seen an upsurge in business, ever since state lawmakers rushed through Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s sweeping set of gun laws.

03/10/2013

Sandy Hook Memorial Grows (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Cyclists Head From Newtown To D.C. In Support Of Gun Control

Twenty-six cyclists were biking from Newtown, Conn., to Washington, D.C., this weekend to send a message.

03/09/2013

Newtown School Shooter Adam Lanza (credit: CBS 2)

Conn. Lawmakers Offer Mental Health Proposals In Response To Newtown Massacre

Members of the gun violence working group are scheduled to discuss Tuesday which consensus recommendations they plan to forward to legislative leaders.

03/05/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Cuomo Not Open To Changes In Substance Of Gun Control Law

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that he is only open to “technical changes” to correct mistakes in his landmark gun control legislation, and not substantive changes.

03/04/2013

Newtown School Shooter Adam Lanza (credit: CBS 2)

Connecticut Considers Task Force On Violent Video Games Post-Massacre

Lawmakers are being urged to forbid arcades and other establishments from allowing children under 18 to operate point-and-shoot video games on their premises.

02/26/2013

Anti-Gun Violence Flash Mob

Stage Professionals Put On Flash Mob Performance Against Gun Violence

Members of the Broadway community and other performing arts professionals staged a performance in Times Square Sunday – but not for entertainment or amusement.

02/24/2013

School Gunman Training

Suffolk County Police Train For Threat Of A Gunman In School

Suffolk County police on Saturday launched a training exercise simulating a gunman opening fire in a school.

02/23/2013

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Bloomberg Opposes Teachers’ Pension Fund Move To Sell Gun Company Stock

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is a strong opponent of the gun industry and supporter of gun control, but he opposed a move by the teachers’ pension fund to sell its stock in companies that make guns and ammunition.

02/16/2013

Mary Sherlach, 56 (credit: Facebook)

Sandy Hook Victim’s Widower Dedicates Himself To Mental Health Fundraising

The widower of the school psychologist who was among those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School has dedicated himself to raising money for agencies that provide mental health services to young people.

02/10/2013

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