| Oct 30, 2013
| 7:50 AM
A Missourian who happens to be a fan of the Kansas Jayhawks will be allowed to keep his vanity license plate "MZU SUX" despite efforts of Missouri state officials to revoke the plate as obscene.
"MZU" would be short for Mizzou, a nickname for the...
| Jul 23, 2014
Remember Columbine? Remember the novelty of it all?
Mass shootings had occurred before, but April 20, 1999, felt unprecedented, both for the deaths and the depth with which we got to know Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold after the massacre.
| 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 hearing...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 6:42 PM
GREENWICH — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie swooped into one of the richest neighborhoods in this upscale town Monday to raise as much as $10,000 per person for the state Republican Party and boost the gubernatorial chances of business executive...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 1:39 PM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is coming to Connecticut Monday night to raise money for state Republicans, and both the state Democratic Party and gun-control advocates are not happy about it.
At issue is Christie's recent veto of a gun control bill in...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 3:39 PM
WETHERSFIELD — The state intends to allocate $21 million in a second round of grants designed to improve school security, and this time will allow private and parochial schools to apply for the money, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Thursday.
| 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 2, 2014
| 10:41 AM
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...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:33 AM
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.
| Jul 10, 2014
| 9:24 AM
We can do better.
Better than 82 people shot in one city in 84 hours. Better than a father losing two of his children, a year apart, to gun violence. Better than a shooting per week on school grounds across the country since the Sandy Hook Elementary...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Nine out of 10 Americans support background check requirements on all firearms purchases, but the country remains deeply divided on the broader issue of gun control, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday.
The national poll found...