| Oct 13, 2014
| 7:22 PM
HARTFORD — The last time a non-Democrat held the office of attorney general in Connecticut was in 1959. The current Democratic occupant, George Jepsen, was all of 5 years old back then.
In this election, Jepsen is being challenged by opponents...
| 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...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 4:31 PM
Colby Sue Weathers killed her father at the insistence of the voices in her head.
She shot him once in the back as he sat at the family's dining room table. A paranoid schizophrenic, Weathers had used the money from her disability check to buy the...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Gun-rights groups that had endorsed Republican congressional candidate Mark Greenberg are not happy with his expression of support for universal background checks.
The National Rifle Association promptly changed Greenberg's rating, from an A to an F,...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 7:33 PM
DANBURY — The candidates vying to represent Connecticut's 5th District in Congress presented starkly different views on government spending, health care and how to respond to Islamic terror in a brisk, 90-minute debate Thursday night.
| Oct 8, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Jack Mccauley's letter belittling the Firearms Safety Act fails to mention the most important parts of the new law — the requirement that handgun purchasers get a fingerprint-based license and the authority for the state police to regulate...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 4:30 AM
I had to shake my head when I read Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's op-ed in The Sun about how he would enforce Maryland's strict gun law that went into effect about this time last year ("Brown: I will enforce gun safety law," Sept. 4). This new law was enacted...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Editor's note: The Sun also plans to run an op-ed by Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan in the coming weeks.
This week, we marked the one-year anniversary of a lifesaving law taking effect, the Firearm Safety Act. But, Marylanders still...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Four months after a disturbed man killed six UC Santa Barbara students and wounded 13 others, Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed legislation allowing the temporary seizure of guns from people determined by the courts to be a threat to themselves or...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 9:48 PM
California will have the nation's first statewide ban on disposable plastic bags under a measure signed Tuesday by Gov. Jerry Brown, who also expanded gun controls and personal privacy protections in an eclectic final flurry of bill signings for the year....
| Aug 11, 2014
| 4:35 AM
What does it take to bring down Bambi?
It would appear Florida hunters of deer, turkey and other wild game have every conceivable, technological advantage over their virtually unprotected prey. Now arrives word of a plan to allow hunters to use silencers...