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  • Poll Shows State Is Ready To Lead On Gun Control

    Poll Shows State Is Ready To Lead On Gun Control
    Because the Dec. 14 Newtown massacre took place in one of our communities, Connecticut should be a national leader in sensible, constitutional gun-control measures. A new poll indicates most residents want that to happen. According to a University of...
  • Smith: Legal drugs more deadly than guns

    About a month ago, I commented on the futility of attempting gun control. I wrote that "there are 270 million privately owned firearms in the U.S. The U.S. is the world leader in both the number of privately owned guns and, more telling, the rate of...
  • Courant/FRONTLINE Investigation: Raising Adam Lanza

    Courant/FRONTLINE Investigation: Raising Adam Lanza
    Shortly after her move from New Hampshire to Newtown in 1998, Nancy Lanza had good news about her troubled son. "Adam is doing well here, and seems to be enjoying the new school," Lanza wrote to a friend back in Kingston, N.H., in a Feb. 9, 1999, email....
  • Cummings to push bipartisan gun control bill

    Cummings to push bipartisan gun control bill
    Responding to gun control loopholes that have proved vexing for police in Maryland and elsewhere, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings will introduce bipartisan legislation Tuesday to impose tougher penalties for people who traffic guns across state borders or buy...
  • La Cañada Unified School District reviews security

    Following up on requests from parents concerned in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., school massacre, La Cañada public school officials ordered a security audit and will release its findings during a public workshop next month. “The audit findings...
  • From Essex to Annapolis, local man takes message of gun ownership rights to State House

    From Essex to Annapolis, local man takes message of gun ownership rights to State House
    ANNAPOLIS - Hundreds of gun rights advocates rallied outside the State House on Wednesday in opposition to new gun control measures proposed by Gov. Martin O’Malley. As O’Malley testified in favor of new gun restrictions before the Senate...
  • Bills to keep guns out of the hands of psychiatric patients pose risks

    Bills to keep guns out of the hands of psychiatric patients pose risks
    In December, a young man in Newtown, Conn., killed 20 small children and seven adults, including his mother, and then committed suicide. This tragic massacre has prompted legislators to reexamine firearms laws and quickly propose legislation that might...
  • Newtown, Other Gun Violence Victims To Have Strong Presence At State Of The Union Speech

    jlender@courant.com Much of the story at Tuesday night's State of the Union speech will be about Connecticut, from the Newtown massacre to Manchester, where bullets killed eight employees at Hartford Distributors in 2010, to Bridgeport, where a 3-year-...
  • Hold parents accountable for student behavior to prevent school shootings [Letter]

    The biggest flaw of democracy is that politicians would say anything and do anything to fool the "majority." If you subscribe to the concept that smartest constituents constitute top 10 percent or so, democratically elected politicians represent the...
  • Obama outlines ambitious agenda for second term

    Obama outlines ambitious agenda for second term
    President Barack Obama used the first State of the Union address of his second term to try to breathe new life into his economic agenda, reviving modest measures to spur growth and trying to create fresh momentum in the all-but-stagnant talks over deficit...
  • School board OKs new safety measures

    Newport-Mesa's school board Tuesday approved its first new security measures since December's school shooting in Newtown, Conn. sparked the district to reevaluate. As part of the package, staff will develop a "Run, Hide, Act" curriculum that would...