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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 12, 2014

OP-ED | Rowland’s Desperate Attempt To Stay Relevant

by Terry D. Cowgill | December 12, 2014 5:30am

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Now that the greatest Connecticut political corruption trial of my generation has concluded and will likely result in significant jail time for the convict, I can relax, listen to WTIC and wait for its former employee’s sentencing, right?

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December 5, 2014

OP-ED | Body Cameras are the Beginning, Not the End, of Police Reform

by Susan Bigelow | December 5, 2014 5:30am

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I’ll say it right away so there’s no confusion: police in the United States need to wear body cameras. They need to start wearing them right away, and they need to do so voluntarily. But that’s the easy part of police reform: the rest will be much, much harder.

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October 29, 2014

5th District Notebook: Esty Defends Opposition To Death Penalty

by Matt DeRienzo | October 29, 2014 9:03am

Matt DeRienzo photo Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty offered a passionate defense of her opposition to the death penalty Tuesday night, a week before voters will decide whether to re-elect her to a second term representing Connecticut’s 5th District.

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October 23, 2014

In Newtown, Esty And Gun Reform Leader Talk Background Checks

by Matt DeRienzo | October 23, 2014 8:02pm

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 16, 2014

Gabby Giffords Makes A Pitch For Common Sense Gun Laws

by Christine Stuart | October 16, 2014 4:17pm

Christine Stuart photo Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords on Thursday urged Connecticut women to join her in standing up for common sense laws that keep guns out of the hands of abusers.

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September 26, 2014

OP-ED | Sometimes We Can Just All Get Along

by Suzanne Bates | September 26, 2014 12:00pm

It was clear that Brink Lindsey, vice president of research at Cato Institute, a libertarian think tank, was surprised to find himself on the same panel as the well-known progressive activist Ralph Nader.

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September 17, 2014

Foley Says He Supports Closing Restraining Order Gun Loophole

by Eugene Driscoll | September 17, 2014 4:30am

The Republican candidate for governor said Tuesday he would support proposed legislation prohibiting people who have temporary restraining orders against them from possessing a firearm.

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September 11, 2014

Data Shows Minorities Are Stopped At Higher Rates in Connecticut

by Christine Stuart | September 11, 2014 3:46pm

Statewide data on 366,060 traffic stops shows that if you are a black or Hispanic driver in Connecticut, you are twice as likely to get stopped by police and more than twice as likely to have your vehicle searched.

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Republicans Say Recent Murder Highlights Deficiencies In Risk Reduction Program

by Hugh McQuaid | September 11, 2014 4:30am

Hugh McQuaid photo The August murder of an infant in Bristol highlights deficiencies in a state program aimed at rehabilitating prisoners, a group of Republican senators said at a Wednesday press conference.

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