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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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December 20, 2014

‘Never Forgetting Ferguson’ Rally Draws About 200 to Connecticut Capitol

by Christine Stuart | December 20, 2014 6:40pm

Doug Hardy photo HARTFORD — More than 200 people marched to the state Capitol on Saturday afternoon to make sure no one forgets about the death of Michael Brown, whose shooting by a police officer earlier this year in Ferguson, Missouri, has led to an ongoing series of demonstrations and protests throughout the country.

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December 18, 2014

OP-ED | Torture and Police Shootings: Finding the Balance Between Liberty and Security

by Suzanne Bates | December 18, 2014 10:02pm

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Last week after the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee released a report on the CIA’s detention and interrogation program — more commonly called the “torture report” — former NSA and CIA Director Michael Hayden did the rounds on the cable and network news shows defending himself and others for the parts they played in the program in the years after the 2001 terrorist attacks.

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December 12, 2014

Mohegans Weigh Marijuana As New Revenue Stream

by Hugh McQuaid | December 12, 2014 3:35pm

Shutterstock photo New guidance from the federal Justice Department has the Mohegan tribe weighing the possible economic benefits of legalizing recreational marijuana on its reservation land.

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Committee Approves Drone Recommendations

by Hugh McQuaid | December 12, 2014 5:30am

Shutterstock A legislative committee backed recommendations Thursday to limit how law enforcement authorities can use unmanned aerial drones for surveillance. 

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December 10, 2014

ACLU of Connecticut Names New Executive Director

by Christine Stuart | December 10, 2014 3:33pm

Stephen Glassman Stephen Glassman, a former state cabinet official in Pennsylvania and a nonprofit executive, joined the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut as its executive director this week.

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