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August 18, 2016

Gun Violence: No Ready Answers; Outreach Needed

by Jack Kramer | August 18, 2016 5:29am

This article first appeared in Connecticut Town & City magazine and is reprinted here with permission from the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities.

Coming to consensus on gun ownership rights in this country is a useless exercise.

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July 27, 2016

Connecticut Takes Center Stage On Gun Safety At The DNC

by Christine Stuart | July 27, 2016 11:00pm

C-SPAN 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.

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April 21, 2016

Clinton Talks Comprehensive Gun Safety Reform In Hartford’s North End

by Christine Stuart | April 21, 2016 1:43pm

Christine Stuart photo 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.

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April 5, 2016

OP-ED | Speed of Social Media Brings Increased Opportunity for Inaccuracy in News

by Barth Keck | April 5, 2016 6:14pm

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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.

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March 3, 2016

Gun Bill Pits Law Enforcement Against Second Amendment Advocates

by Christine Stuart | March 3, 2016 9:42pm

Christine Stuart photo 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.

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February 22, 2016

Judge Postpones Ruling On Whether Lawsuit Over Gun Used At Sandy Hook Can Go Forward

by New Haven Register | February 22, 2016 6:49pm

Arnold Gold photo 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.

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January 12, 2016

Esty To Sit With Giffords During Tonight’s SOTU Address

by Christine Stuart | January 12, 2016 12:00pm

Christine Stuart file photo Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords will sit with U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty tonight during President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address.

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January 11, 2016

Malloy To Attend State of The Union Address

by Christine Stuart | January 11, 2016 6:30am

CTNJ file photo 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.

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January 5, 2016

Connecticut Senators Describe Obama’s Executive Action On Guns As ‘Modest’

by Christine Stuart | January 5, 2016 4:01pm

White House on Youtube 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.

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Malloy Heads To White House For Obama’s Executive Action on Guns

by Christine Stuart | January 5, 2016 6:30am

Hugh McQuaid file photo 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.

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