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October 30, 2014

Advocates Identify Flaw, Call For Greater Trust In Trust Act

by Christine Stuart | October 30, 2014 1:17pm

Christine Stuart photo Members of the Connecticut Immigrant Rights Alliance dropped off a letter Thursday at Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s capitol office to call attention to a “flaw” in the Correction Department’s policy on Immigration and Custom Enforcement detainer requests.

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October 23, 2014

In Newtown, Esty And Gun Reform Leader Talk Background Checks

by Matt DeRienzo | October 23, 2014 9:02pm

Matt DeRienzo photo A California lawmaker who chaired a congressional task force on gun violence after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting nearly two years ago was in Newtown on Thursday, meeting with high school students and supporting 5th District Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty’s re-election campaign.

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October 10, 2014

NRA Downgrades Greenberg From ‘A’ to ‘F’ Following Comments During Debate With Esty

by Matt DeRienzo | October 10, 2014 7:42pm

matt derienzo photo CHESHIRE — Republican congressional candidate Mark Greenberg said Friday that the mass murder at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012 led him to his change his position on gun control.

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Compassion & Choices Draws Full House at Real Art Ways for Panel Discussion, Film

by Luke Foster | October 10, 2014 5:30am

doug hardy / ctnewsjunkie Although legislation that would allow mentally competent, terminally ill patients to medically end their lives did not make it through the legislative session this year, supporters are already gearing up for Connecticut’s 2015 legislative session.

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September 10, 2014

CAGV Gets Organized, Launches New PAC

by Christine Stuart | September 10, 2014 2:27pm

Christine Stuart photo The executive director of Connecticut Against Gun Violence told supporters Tuesday that their pro-gun opposition wants to send a message to lawmakers who voted in favor of stricter gun laws.

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September 4, 2014

Family Institute Endorses Pro-Choice Candidate

by Christine Stuart | September 4, 2014 5:30am

Christine Stuart file photo Republican Tom Foley is pro-choice, but he still received the first-ever gubernatorial endorsement from the Family Institute of Connecticut Action Committee.

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August 22, 2014

OP-ED | The Problem Isn’t Just the Police

by Susan Bigelow | August 22, 2014 7:29am

What’s going on with the police in this country? If, like me, you’ve been alternately shocked and deeply saddened by the actions of police against protestors, journalists, and residents in Ferguson, MO, then this is a question that demands an answer.

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August 12, 2014

Will Second Amendment Supporters Make The Difference?

by Christine Stuart | August 12, 2014 5:30am

Christine Stuart photo A Quinnipiac University poll in May found that 69 percent of Republicans surveyed opposed stricter gun control laws passed following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. But it’s unknown how many of them will show up Tuesday to vote in the Republican gubernatorial primary between Sen. John McKinney and Tom Foley.

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July 4, 2014

OP-ED | On Beer, Guns, and Freedom

by Suzanne Bates | July 4, 2014 10:30am

There was an uneasy energy in Harvard Yard as former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg called the attempt to stifle conservative voices on college campuses at Harvard and across the nation a modern form of McCarthyism.

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June 20, 2014

Sandy Hook Commission Looks To Finalize Recommendations

by Hugh McQuaid | June 20, 2014 2:00pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo (Updated 2:50 p.m.) The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission considered ideas for its final report Friday with members expressing frustration over shootings that have occurred since the Newtown shooting and doubts about what their report will do to stem that trend.

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