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February 6, 2015

Malloy Prepares Bill To Remove Guns In Temporary Restraining Order Cases

by Elizabeth Regan | February 6, 2015 3:53pm

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is following through on his election promise  to remove firearms from recipients of temporary restraining orders.

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Two Lawmakers Look To Legalize Marijuana

by Hugh McQuaid | February 6, 2015 11:30am

Shutterstock Two state lawmakers are seeking to legalize and tax the sale of recreational marijuana in Connecticut. They want it to be seen as a revenue generator and boon to the state’s economy.

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February 2, 2015

Lawmakers Call For ‘Affirmative Consent’ On All College Campuses

by Sarah Paduano | February 2, 2015 5:30am

Christine Stuart photo State Sen. Mae Flexer, D-Killingly, and Rep. Gregory Haddad, D-Mansfield, are co-sponsoring a bill to require all public and private state universities and colleges to establish “affirmative consent” as the threshold in sexual assault and partner violence cases.

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January 30, 2015

NRA Fails To Derail Judicial Nomination

by Christine Stuart | January 30, 2015 3:55pm

Facebook photo The National Rifle Association’s campaign to stop the nomination of former Bridgeport state Rep. Auden Grogins to the Superior Court bench failed Friday.

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January 29, 2015

Exonerated Man Gets $6M For 21 Years Behind Bars

by Christine Stuart | January 29, 2015 4:13pm

Hugh McQuaid File Photo A man wrongfully convicted of murder and rape received $6 million and an apology from Connecticut Claims Commissioner J. Paul Vance Jr.

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January 25, 2015

Blumenthal, Murphy Tackle Women’s Health

by Sarah Paduano | January 25, 2015 3:22pm

Christine Stuart photo U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are going on offense with the reintroduction of the Women’s Health Protection Act, seeking to put a stop to restrictive laws against women’s health care providers at the state level.

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New York Times Writer Charles M. Blow ‘Fuming’ That Son Was Detained By Yale Police

by New Haven Register | January 25, 2015 10:27am

NEW HAVEN — New York Times op-ed columnist Charles M. Blow claims in a tweet that his son, who is black and a Chemistry major at Yale University was “accosted” at “gunpoint” Saturday night by university police who thought he was a suspect.

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January 23, 2015

Two Lawmakers Question New Security System At Capitol

by Hugh McQuaid | January 23, 2015 10:27am

Hugh McQuaid photo A pair of lawmakers are seeking public hearings and a vote by the legislature on the heightened security measures installed at the state Capitol last year.

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January 16, 2015

Sandy Hook Commission Will Renew Call for Controversial Gun Ban In Final Report

by Hugh McQuaid | January 16, 2015 12:53pm

Hugh McQuaid photo Preventing access to certain guns will be a central recommendation of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission when it completes its report next month after more than two years of work.

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January 14, 2015

Lawmakers Aim to Change Gun Laws

by Hugh McQuaid | January 14, 2015 5:30am

Shutterstock photo Lawmakers have proposed nearly a dozen bills concerning gun control so far this session. The proposals include both efforts tighten and ease Connecticut’s regulation of firearms.

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