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Federal Judge Upholds Connecticut Gun Control Law

AP | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge upheld Connecticut's gun control law on Thursday, saying the sweeping measure is constitutional even as he ac...

Gun Groups Sue To Block Contentious Law

Reuters | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics

By Richard Weizel MILFORD, Conn., May 23 (Reuters) - Leaders of Connecticut gun advocacy groups said on Thursday they had sued to knoc...

Man With BB Gun Arrested Near Obama's Motorcade

AP | Posted 06.09.2013 | Politics

BLOOMFIELD, Conn. — Police in Connecticut say they arrested a man who pulled out a rifle-like BB gun as President Barack Obama's motorcade passe...

Can Connecticut's Bipartisan Support For Gun Control Set An Example For The Nation?

Saki Knafo | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics
Saki Knafo

Connecticut was the birthplace of the firearms industry in America, and it remains the country's seventh-largest producer firearms. But in the wake of the Newtown shooting, there is talk of bipartisan support in the Connecticut legislature for tougher gun laws.

Less Than 50 Miles From Newtown Shooting, The Gun Show Goes On

Reuters | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

By Ebong Udoma STAMFORD, Conn., Jan 4 (Reuters) - A gun show is being held this weekend in Stamford, Connecticut, despite the mayor's ...

Connecticut Town Halts Gun Show Permits

AP | CHRIS CAROLA and MICHAEL HILL | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Missing from the gun show here next weekend will be some of the most popular guns. Show organizers, facing pressure af...

Feds Launch Gun Investigation Following Connecticut Shooting

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN and MATT APUZZO | Posted 02.15.2013 | Crime

NEWTOWN, Conn. -- While white-steepled churches and President Barack Obama prepared to comfort a grieving town Sunday, federal agents planned to fan o...