Capitol Leaders

Senate Minority Leader John McKinney is joined by, from left, Senate President Pro Tem. Donald Williams, House Speaker Brendan Sharkey and House Minority Leader Larry Cafero during a press conference on their agreement on gun control Monday. (Rick Hartford / Hartford Courant / April 1, 2013)

Connecticut is poised to pass the toughest gun laws in the country. Legislative leaders announced Monday that they’d reached bipartisan agreement, and the governor is expected to sign the bill if it passes. Will it make a difference? Will it stop rampage killings like Adam Lanza’s at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December? What’s your view?

NEWS AND VIEWS

Connecticut Could Have Nation's Toughest Gun Laws
Hartford Courant, April 1

Faced with tougher gun laws, many Californians buy in Nevada
Sacramento Bee, March 4

In Other Countries, Gun Laws Are Strict and Work
New York Times, Dec. 17

Why Aren't Chicago's Tough Gun Laws Working?
WBUR, Feb. 14

Is the Gun Control Movement Losing Momentum?
U.S. News & World Report, March 28