June 28, 2016
by Max Moran | June 28, 2016 5:23pm
June 27, 2016
by Christine Stuart | June 27, 2016 5:30pm
June 24, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | June 24, 2016 10:00am
After the heartbreak and agony of Newtown, I had just the faintest stirring of hope that we’d reached a turning point on guns. Maybe, just maybe, we could put aside the intractable cultural battle over guns for just a few moments to put into place a few very basic, common sense controls like universal background checks.
I was wrong.
Tags: gun control, Sen. Chris Murphy, Rep. John Larson, Sandy Hook, NRA, AR-15, Susan Bigelow, dh
June 20, 2016
by Jack Kramer | June 20, 2016 8:11pm
Four measures designed to toughen up gun ownership laws following the mass murder at an Orlando nightclub failed to get the three-fifths necessary approval to pass the U.S. Senate on Monday.
June 17, 2016
by Terry Cowgill | June 17, 2016 5:30am
After a savage attack last week in a gay nightclub in Orlando that killed more people than any mass shooting in modern U.S. history, Connecticut and America are waking up with a gun hangover. They only question is whether it’ll wear off and allow the nation to return to business as usual, or whether the headache and shame are so severe as to effect a real change in lifestyle. I’m hoping for the latter.
June 16, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | June 16, 2016 6:00pm
I wish I knew how to feel after Orlando. I’ve felt so many things, from shock to horror to anger to grief to a deep, worried sadness that refuses to fade, days later. I’ve seen the people around me react with fury, with political slogans, with hate, and with resignation.
Tags: Orlando, mass shooting, chris murphy, Jim Himes, LGBT, Susan Bigelow, dh
by Christine Stuart | June 16, 2016 1:39pm
June 15, 2016
by Jack Kramer | June 15, 2016 3:30pm
(UPDATED 7 a.m.) In the closing moments of a nearly 15-hour filibuster, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, D-Connecticut, announced early Thursday morning that Senate Democrats received a commitment from Republicans to schedule votes to close the terror gap and expand background checks for firearm purchases.
June 14, 2016
by Christine Stuart | June 14, 2016 5:30am
It’s been nearly eight months since Gov. Dannel P. Malloy asked White House officials for access to federal “watch lists” like the no-fly list, so that Connecticut could prohibit people on those lists from purchasing firearms.
June 6, 2016
by Barth Keck | June 6, 2016 8:59am
It comes as no surprise in this era of Big Data that the top three jobs of 2016 are data scientist, statistician, and information security analyst, according to Career Cast.