Foley Says He Supports Closing Restraining Order Gun Loophole
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.
“I said I support it,” Foley said outside Ansonia City Hall before embarking on a tour of Main Street with Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti.
“Can you put that in a longer sentence?” Ken Dixon, a state political reporter with the Connecticut Post, asked the candidate.
“No. I support it. Is there anything unclear about that?” Foley replied.
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy proposed the legislation last week during a campaign event in West Hartford.
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