The day after the worst school shooting since Sandy Hook, the inevitable question was posed in Hartford and Washington: Will anything change?
A CT gun safety measure, Ethan’s Law, is before Congress
Connecticut’s congressional delegation launched a new effort Wednesday to pass a federal version of Ethan’s Law.
A song, and a bill signing, for Ethan
It wasn’t your typical bill signing. A teenaged voice sang “Rise Up,” a song about overcoming despondency, rising up again and again, in spite of an ache that never leaves.
‘Ethan’s Law’ wins final passage in Senate
Ethan’s Law was one of three gun bills to win final passage Thursday.
CT lawmakers introduce ‘Ethan’s Law’ to require safe storage of guns
Named after a Guilford teen who accidentally shot himself at a friend’s home, Ethan’s Law has a good chance in the U.S. House, but not in the Senate.
On gun control, a mother speaks for a dead son
Connecticut resumed the unending conversation about how firearms can or should be regulated in a nation where the the Supreme Court has ruled gun ownership is a right, though not an absolute one.
Lawmakers take aim at new and revived gun bills
Connecticut lawmakers are pushing an array of firearm bills that highlight issues regarding gun safety, rights, and reforms.
Blumenthal, Murphy, introduce federal gun storage bill
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal announces a new federal gun storage bill outside Guilford Town Hall on Friday. A federal gun storage bill being sponsored by Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy would mirror a new state proposal to tighten Connecticut’s own current firearm storage law. At a press conference on Friday amid snow showers, Blumenthal […]
Advocates place gun storage measure among top legislative priorities
A measure to tighten Connecticut’s firearm storage law is expected to be on a shortlist of gun reform bills tackled in the upcoming legislative session. The proposal will likely come amid advocates’ attempts to shepherd other legislation banning untraceable ghost guns and 3D-printed plastic guns through the legislative process.