The day after the worst school shooting since Sandy Hook, the inevitable question was posed in Hartford and Washington: Will anything change?
How to talk to your kids about the Texas school shooting
Experts share tips and best practices for talking to children about the shooting at the Uvalde, Texas elementary school.
Newtown group asks Ryan for action as gun control heats up as campaign issue
The Newtown Action Alliance, a gun-control group formed after the Sandy Hook shooting of December, has demanded House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., allow votes on dozens of gun control bills that run the gamut from an assault weapons ban to establishing federal funding research on gun violence.
CT schools chief takes aim at Trump safety proposals
WASHINGTON — Connecticut Education Commissioner Dianna Wentzell on Tuesday helped congressional Democrats push back against President Donald Trump’s school safety initiatives, including proposals to arm teachers and review Obama-era policies that encouraged educators to consider alternatives to detention and expulsion.
School massacre provokes calls for ‘red flag’ laws like one CT pioneered
WASHINGTON — The school shooting in Parkland, Fla., has opened a debate on whether more states should do what Connecticut was first to do — pass laws that allow the confiscation of weapons from those who are believed to be a danger to others and themselves.