March 3, 2017
by Jack Kramer | March 3, 2017 6:34pm
HARTFORD, CT — The family of a teenager who was brutally murdered in 1984 and who just saw her killer set free will be at the state Capitol March 20 to support legislation that would make it tougher for convicted felons to get out of prison before their terms are completed.
December 19, 2016
by Jack Kramer | December 19, 2016 12:30pm
With more than 80 family members of victims and survivors of gun violence in attendance in Washington to show their support, including many from Connecticut, U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy and U.S. Reps. Elizabeth Esty and Rosa DeLauro last week renewed their call for tougher gun laws.
August 18, 2016
by Jack Kramer | August 18, 2016 5:29am
Coming to consensus on gun ownership rights in this country is a useless exercise.
July 27, 2016
by Christine Stuart | July 27, 2016 11:00pm
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, who demanded a vote on gun violence prevention legislation for 15 hours in the Senate in June, got his five-minutes in the spotlight Wednesday at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
April 21, 2016
by Christine Stuart | April 21, 2016 1:43pm
Only three percent of likely Democratic primary voters told the Quinnipiac University poll last week that gun policy was the “most important issue in deciding who to support” — the economy, income inequality, and health care were the only issues to poll in the double digits.
April 5, 2016
by Barth Keck | April 5, 2016 6:14pm
As students in my Media Literacy class delivered their presentations recently on “The Future of News,” a common theme emerged: Social media has changed the news forever.
Tags: News, news media, social media, inaccuracy, 140 characters, Facebook, Twitter, Trump, media literacy, Sandy Hook, Newtown, distribution, Barth Keck, dh
March 3, 2016
by Christine Stuart | March 3, 2016 9:42pm
Three years after strengthening Connecticut’s gun laws, some lawmakers expressed uncertainty about the bill that would let law enforcement ask a person to see their permit to carry a firearm, regardless of whether the person was suspected of criminal activity.
Tags: public safety, gun laws, Second Amendment, dh
February 22, 2016
by New Haven Register | February 22, 2016 6:49pm
A judge started hearing arguments Monday but made no ruling on whether the lawsuit families of victims of the Sandy Hook shooting filed against the makers of one of the firearms used by the shooter should move forward.
January 12, 2016
by Christine Stuart | January 12, 2016 12:00pm
January 11, 2016
by Christine Stuart | January 11, 2016 6:30am
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will be one of 23 guests invited to sit with First Lady Michelle Obama to listen to President Barack Obama’s last State of the Union address Tuesday.