2014 CT Mirror Summer Support Drive ends Monday

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We want to thank those who have donated during our 2014 CT Mirror Summer Support Drive, which ends Monday. As election season continues in full swing, we appreciate those who have supported nonprofit journalism at its finest. As we enter a critical season, we hope you see the value in what our award-winning, talented staff produces on a daily basis. This summer, every donation counts as we continue to report, analyze and explain where Connecticut is heading politically in 2014 and beyond. The Connecticut Mirror is growing. Continue Reading →

More gun laws could be the ‘beginning to the end’ of domestic violence

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A News21 investigation found that more people were murdered by intimate partners with guns than by criminals they didn’t know. Analysis of FBI data showed at least 3,464 people were shot to death in an act of domestic violence from 2008 to 2012, compared to 3,226 people killed in the same period — by guns or other means — by attackers they did not know, or where the relationship to the victim was unknown. Continue Reading →