It’s been three years since we last embraced our precious little boy, Noah. At 6 years old, he was the youngest child murdered at the Sandy Hook Elementary School. ..The passage of time has nowhere near dimmed the vivid memory of that day nor made it any less difficult for us to cope with the pain and anguish of losing our only son. The heartache of burying a child is a sorrow we would not wish upon anyone. Yet to our horror, we have found that there are some in this society who lack empathy for the suffering of others. Among them are the conspiracy theorists that deny our tragedy was real. They seek us out and accuse us of being government agents who are faking our grief and lying about our loss.
The New Jersey State Police said Friday they have used the U.S. government’s terrorist watch lists to screen gun purchasers for two years under a law signed by Gov. Chris Christie, providing a model for how Connecticut might access the same data.
A new federal education law replacing No Child Left Behind and a stepped-up campaign to bar those on terrorist watch lists from purchasing firearms dominated the discussion on Capitol Hill this week.
WASHINGTON -– A coalition of civil rights groups have joined this week to condemn Congress’ response to the attacks in Paris and San Bernardino – including legislation supported by Connecticut’s Democratic lawmakers.
A federal judge dismissed claims this week that Comptroller Kevin P. Lembo’s office retaliated against a former attorney for the Retirement Services Division, but the matter may not be settled.
Local town and gown committees might be interested to know that Connecticut college students don’t drink as much as people think they do — or even as much as they, themselves, think they do. Both the community at large and the students themselves have misconceptions about how much students drink.
Patient safety experts say there are certain things all patients should know when they’re in the hospital. Here are a few.
While this column often is a rant about failing commuter rail service or an occasional rave for overdue investment in our highways, when you think about it, transportation is really an issue that affects many aspects of our lives: where we live, shop and go to work.