August 22, 2014
by Susan Bigelow | August 22, 2014 7:30am
August 12, 2014
by Christine Stuart | August 12, 2014 5:30am
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.
July 4, 2014
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.
Tags: opinion, guns, alcohol, censorship, political discourse, freedom of speech, bloomberg, harvard, Suzanne Bates, dh
June 20, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | June 20, 2014 2:00pm
(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.
June 5, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | June 5, 2014 4:03pm
by Christine Stuart | June 5, 2014 12:00pm
May 29, 2014
by Sarah Darer Littman | May 29, 2014 10:30am
When one is a vocal supporter of background checks before purchasing a firearm, or federal dollars to support research into gun-related deaths, or of the ability of medical doctors to inquire of patients suffering from clinical depression or other mental illness if there is a gun in the home, there is a certain breed of “gun rights” supporter that will automatically assume you have never touched a gun and hate the very idea of shooting one. Period. End of story.
But like most assumptions, these can be wrong.
May 21, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | May 21, 2014 5:29am
(Updated 1:02 p.m.) A memorandum from Superior Court Judge Burton Kaplan details “ample evidence” of violence to support the transfer of the transgender youth known as “Jane Doe” into the custody of the Correction Department.
May 15, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | May 15, 2014 4:16pm
May 14, 2014
by Lon Seidman | May 14, 2014 6:49am
Astronaut and Waterbury native Rick Mastracchio landed safely aboard a Russian Soyuz capsule at 9:58 p.m. EST Tuesday evening, capping an eventful six months aboard the International Space Station both in orbit and on the ground as relations between the United States and Russia deteriorated.