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  • Aundré Bumgardner: Carrying The Hopes Of His Party On His Slender Shoulders

     Aundré Bumgardner: Carrying The Hopes Of His Party On His Slender Shoulders
    State Rep.-elect Aundré Bumgardner of Groton is a socially progressive politician with a strong libertarian streak. An environmentalist who was endorsed by the NRA, he supports legalized abortion, reinstating tolls at the state's borders and an earned...
  • Silencers: Florida's latest sideshow distraction in guns

    Silencers: Florida's latest sideshow distraction in guns
    OMG!! Did you hear??!! Florida has another gun debate!!! It's about silencers!! The NRA wants to allow them for hunters!! Gun-control advocates can now start screaming about the dangers of silent mass murderers!! And NRA members can scream about...
  • Noise from proposed firearm training school concerns Middlesex neighbors

    Updated Nov. 20: According to the Middlesex Planning Department, the applicant requested the public hearing on this matter be postponed to Jan. 6. "This is in order to finish putting together the elements of the required sound abatement and testing for...
  • Florida approves silencers for game hunting

    Florida wildlife officials lifted a 57-year-old ban on game hunters using silencers on their rifles and pistols after brief discussion at a public meeting on Friday. The change, sought by the National Rifle Association, went into effect immediately...
  • Will the FSU shootings change the Legislature's mind on guns?

    Will the FSU shootings change the Legislature's mind on guns?
    The tragic Florida State University shooting yesterday hit close to home, at least for legislators. FSU, for those who don’t know, is little more than a football’s throw from the Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee. So you’d think...
  • Gun violence too often taken in stride

    Gun violence too often taken in stride
    I turned on a national newscast when I woke up, and the first thing they were talking about was Bill Cosby. I waited a bit more, and then they talked about President Obama and immigration. I waited some more. Finally they talked about ... the...
  • Lack Of Mental Health Care Led To Tragedy

    Lack Of Mental Health Care Led To Tragedy
    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...
  • 2nd Amendment Groups Not Happy With Mark Greenberg's Comments

    2nd Amendment Groups Not Happy With Mark Greenberg's Comments
    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,...
  • With gun in the mix, mental illness turns to tragedy

    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...
  • In Esty-Greenberg Debate: Sharp Differences, A Surprising Accord

    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. But...
  • Md. gun law is working [Letter]

    Md. gun law is working [Letter]
    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...