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  • Girl's death a turning point -- but only if outrage leads to action

    Girl's death a turning point -- but only if outrage leads to action
    The phrase came fast after the death of Shamiya Adams: turning point. A sweet 11-year-old child at a sleepover making s'mores with friends. A stray bullet fired from the violence-plagued streets of Chicago's West Side. An innocent snuffed out in an...
  • Lawyers spar over Maryland assault weapon ban in federal court

    Lawyers spar over Maryland assault weapon ban in federal court
    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...
  • Christie Dances Around Gun Control

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is trying to have it both ways on gun control, and he can't. He is either for sensible and lawful regulation, or he isn't. And voters should so note. Mr. Christie was in Connecticut this week to campaign for Republican...
  • Chris Christie vetoes bill to decrease capacity of gun magazines

    Chris Christie vetoes bill to decrease capacity of gun magazines
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a bill that would have reduced the capacity of gun magazines from 15 to 10 bullets, a small change that in the heated atmosphere surrounding gun issues is enough to raise the political temperature. Gun-control...
  • Union wins $15 minimum wage for L.A. schools' service workers

    Union wins $15 minimum wage for L.A. schools' service workers
    A Los Angeles Unified School District move to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour has thrust the system into the forefront of a national movement and marks another political victory for a powerful labor group — and it's not the teachers union....
  • More than $28 million donated to Newtown shooting victims: report

    More than $28 million donated to Newtown shooting victims: report
    More than $28 million has been donated to support people affected by the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, and more than half the money has been distributed, a Connecticut attorney general report said on Tuesday. The report found most of that...
  • Make A Stand Against Continuing Carnage

    Many hoped, and some even predicted, that the horror of the Newtown massacre of Dec. 14, 2012 — 18 months ago tomorrow — would spur a national effort to keep guns out of the wrong hands. That hope remains unrequited: The carnage continues....
  • Gun control supporters march in Brooklyn

    Gun control supporters march in Brooklyn
    Nearly 1,000 people marched two miles across the Brooklyn Bridge to New York's City Hall on Saturday to rally against gun violence. Once the marchers reached City Hall, they heard speeches by Shannon Watts, the head of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense...
  • Isla Vista shooting renews frustration among gun control advocates

    Isla Vista shooting renews frustration among gun control advocates
    Mixed in with prayers and sympathy after the Isla Vista shooting and stabbing rampage in Santa Barbara County were renewed calls Saturday to pass stronger gun control legislation. “Although the circumstances of this attack are under investigation,...
  • Mayor Pedro Segarra Hosts Reception For 'Raise the Caliber' Artist

    Mayor Pedro Segarra Hosts Reception For 'Raise the Caliber' Artist
    Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra and his husband, Charlie Ortiz, rarely open up their stately Prospect Avenue home for work-related events but on Wednesday night they did. The new “Raise the Caliber” sculpture installed earlier in the day at...
  • Most Legislative Incumbents Appear Headed To Victory

    A majority of the Democratic incumbent lawmakers facing primary challenges in Tuesday's voting appeared to have pulled out victories over their opponents, including some involved in high-profile General Assembly races in Hartford, Bridgeport and Norwalk....