| Nov 26, 2014
| 12:48 PM
T. Jefferson Parker
St. Martin's Press; 276 pages
The day I finished reading T. Jefferson Parker's "Full Measure," the Los Angeles Times published a lengthy story about the psychological state of Adam Lanza, the Sandy Hook Elementary...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 9:27 AM
Donning the mantle of the nation's scaremonger-in-chief, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., appeared Sunday morning on CNN to weigh in on the latest Ebola news. The nugget he and host Candy Crowley were chewing over was that a healthcare worker who had been...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 2:26 PM
To ask "if only," to play woulda-coulda-shoulda, is a fool's errand, because the past cannot be changed. Yet it is so tempting to indulge this tendency in the case of Adam Lanza, the deeply troubled young man who committed the Newtown massacre nearly...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 6:36 PM
HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican business executive Tom Foley squared off Thursday in their fourth televised debate, clashing over state employee pensions, taxes, spending and gun control.
In a ballroom at the Connecticut...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 3:06 PM
A man walks into Cabela's in East Hartford to purchase a handgun, fills out a computerized transaction form, makes a mistake and leaves minutes later — without a handgun.
"They will still sell me shoes or jerky, but I've been advised to stay out...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 5:28 PM
1995: A Birth to Three development assessment in New Hampshire indicates that Adam Lanza, then nearly 3 years old, falls "well below expectations in socio-personal development" and that the evaluator could not understand his language. In pre-school...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 9:36 AM
In February 2007, Yale clinicians identified in Adam Lanza what they believed were profound emotional disabilities and offered him treatment that could give him relief for the first time in his troubled life.
But Adam was angry and anxious, and he didn'...
| Jul 16, 2014
It may be a longer, hotter summer for the gun freaks than they have had in some time — mainly the National Rifle Association, which approaches every election with a strategy to oppose everything and dole out money only to candidates who pledge...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Lawyers for the state and gun rights advocates debated in federal court Tuesday about the government's power to hem in the Second Amendment to ward off mass shootings.
Spectators crammed into a federal courtroom in downtown Baltimore to watch the...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:26 PM
A federal judge on Tuesday upheld Maryland's new ban on assault rifles and magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds, handing at least a temporary victory to state officials who say the measures could ward off mass shootings.
A collection of gun...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Great news that a few brave souls are demanding repeal of Senate Bill 1160, Connecticut's gun control legislation passed in the wake of the December 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School [July 28, Page 1, "Aim Is To Send An Election Message"]....