At this rate of mass shootings, the United States doesn’t have the luxury of waiting for a lull in the gunfire to talk about gun control.
The day after the worst school shooting since Sandy Hook, the inevitable question was posed in Hartford and Washington: Will anything change?
Connecticut’s Democratic senators, Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal, say they are playing the “long game” on gun-violence legislation.
The case moves now to a jury to decide what damages Jones owes the families.
Despite tight margins, Senate Democrats claim optimism for universal background check bill that passed the House.
The question for Sen. Chris Murphy no longer is where might he go next, but what can he do now.
The move to expand PTSD benefits comes just one year after lawmakers reached a landmark compromise to cover police and firefighters.
Democrats pressing for new gun laws are frustrated as they await proposals from the White House.
Connecticut Democrats rallied Monday for stronger federal gun control measures in the wake of last weekend’s mass shootings in Texas and Ohio.
Alex Jones no longer claims Sandy Hook was hoax. But he sees another conspiracy, and he is the victim. A judge Tuesday was unimpressed.
The Connecticut senators say the firearms industry is unfairly shielded from liability for the harm caused by their products.
Lawmakers, labor advocates and municipal leaders will announce a long-awaited compromise Monday on PTSD benefits for police and firefighters.
Lawyers for families in the Sandy Hook tragedy hope a Connecticut Supreme Court decision opens the firearm industry to unprecedented scrutiny of how it came to make the AR-15 the most popular rifle in the U.S.
WASHINGTON — The March for Our Lives attracted thousands of students and supporters from Connecticut and hundreds of thousands from across the nation demanding change – not only in the nation’s gun laws but the makeup of Congress. Organized by students after 17 people were killed at a Parkland, Fla., high school last month, it also mobilized activists who have been fighting gun violence since 20 schoolchildren and six educators were slaughtered in Newtown a little more than five years ago.
WASHINGTON — Sen. Marco Rubio on Wednesday said he is introducing a bill that would provide federal grants to states for establishing gun violence restraining orders – and said he doubted a broader one Sen. Richard Blumenthal plans to introduce Thursday would pass the Senate.