November 28, 2014
by Terry D. Cowgill | November 28, 2014 5:39am
Few thorny topics arouse the passions of the masses like death. The finality of the act of dying, who causes the death and under what circumstances cause us to sit up and pay attention even as other controversial issues provoke a yawn.
November 26, 2014
by Wendell Potter | November 26, 2014 5:58pm
Supremes To Decide Challenge To Obamacare Based On A Single Sentence
At least four million Americans will rejoin the ranks of the uninsured — and consequently lose access to affordable health care — if the Supreme Court sides with opponents of Obamacare in a case that hinges on the interpretation of a single sentence in the law. But if that’s the price that has to be paid to impose an ideology that worships the so-called free market no matter what the cost, so be it, say the folks at a libertarian influence shop in Washington.
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November 13, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | November 13, 2014 3:17pm
Gun seizures under a first-of-its-kind Connecticut law passed in 1999 have increased dramatically since 2008, according to preliminary research from Duke University, Yale University, and the University of Connecticut.
November 5, 2014
by Cara Rosner | November 5, 2014 4:13pm
October 30, 2014
by Christine Stuart | October 30, 2014 12:17pm
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.
October 23, 2014
by Matt DeRienzo | October 23, 2014 8:02pm
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.
October 10, 2014
by Matt DeRienzo | October 10, 2014 6:42pm
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.
by Luke Foster | October 10, 2014 4:30am
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.
October 9, 2014
by Staff Report | October 9, 2014 4:30am
September 10, 2014
by Christine Stuart | September 10, 2014 1:27pm