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.
January 5, 2016
by Christine Stuart | January 5, 2016 4:01pm
U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal described as “modest” the 10 executive actions on gun control that President Barack Obama tearfully announced Tuesday in the East Room of the White House.
by Christine Stuart | January 5, 2016 6:30am
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will join U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty on Tuesday in the East Room of the White House to learn more about the 10 executive actions President Barack Obama will take to combat gun violence.
Tags: Barack Obama, White House, background check, guns, Newtown, Sandy Hook, FBI, ATF, dh
December 23, 2015
by Christine Stuart | December 23, 2015 6:30am
December 4, 2015
by Christine Stuart | December 4, 2015 2:29pm
(UPDATED 2:30 p.m.) When it comes to gun violence in America, U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy said “sympathy is important. Prayers are important. But members of Congress don’t get elected in order to send out sympathy tweets.”