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Caucus leaders to talk about guns Wednesday

The legislature’s Democratic and Republican leaders now plan to meet Wednesday to discuss the parameters of a gun violence bill likely to be adopted this month in response to the mass shooting in Newtown. Spokesmen for House Speaker J. Brendan Sharkey, D-Hamden, and House Minority Leader Lawrence F. Cafero Jr., R-Norwalk, said the legislature’s top […]

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Murphy blasts NRA for ‘radical’ agenda

Continuing his campaign against the National Rifle Association, Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn.,  on Tuesday issued a report detailing the gun group’s attempts to loosen gun laws in state capitols. As part of what it calls the NRA’s “radical legislative agenda,” the report cites an Indiana law that allows its citizens to fire in self-protection, even […]

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No bipartisan consensus on gun control

A bipartisan task force on gun violence concluded its work Tuesday without consensus or clarity on how the General Assembly should change Connecticut gun laws in response to the massacre of 26 children and women at Sandy Hook. Democratic and Republican leaders of the House and Senate now plan to meet Wednesday to see if […]