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  • Politicians Well-Served Going Door-To-Door

    The autumn of an odd-numbered year in Connecticut provides a vast classroom for politicians at every level. Municipal election campaigns are in season in most communities and local candidates are seeking the attention of the state's most engaged voters....
  • Battle Of Tax Cuts As Session Opens Wednesday

    Battle Of Tax Cuts As Session Opens Wednesday
    HARTFORD — The battle over tax cuts and rebates will take center stage Wednesday when the 2014 General Assembly session opens in a year when the governor and the entire legislature are up for reelection. Like Republican John G. Rowland in 1998,...
  • Firearm Violence: A Public Health Problem

    In the year since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, more than 11,161 people were killed with a firearm in the U.S., while an estimated 69,000 were shot and survived and 20,000 committed suicide with a firearm. Also, at least six...
  • Mass Shooting Lawsuits Can Serve Purpose

    After the tragic 2012 shooting in Newtown, lawyer Irving Pinsky sued the Connecticut Department of Education on behalf a first-grader at Sandy Hook Elementary School who suffered emotional trauma. The Internet and mass media responded to Mr. Pinsky's...
  • Sandy Hook was horrible, but what about 2013's overlooked mass shootings?

    The 48-page report from Connecticut’s state attorney on last year’s Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has been released, and it’s full of horrifying details. Among other things, writes The Times’ Tina Susman, the 20-year-...
  • Did gun-control moms 'nag' Starbucks into policy change?

    Did gun-control moms 'nag' Starbucks into policy change?
    An organization called Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is taking credit for Starbucks' headline-making decision to stop allowing guns in its coffeehouses. "This is a huge win for American moms who fought for this policy change," said Shannon...
  • A callous app from NRA

    The callousness, the sheer idiocy, of some organizations never ceases to amaze me. A month after the slaughter of 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, the National Rifle Association has released a new game that...
  • A word of caution: Facebook trash-talking can be dangerous

    Oh, for the time when trash-talking was just that -- running your mouth for a select group, venting without any intent to act. Those days are no more. Technology has amplified our voices, allowed our messages to reach wider and farther, and that's not...
  • Harper online course to boost Comfort Dog handlers

    Harper online course to boost Comfort Dog handlers
    Harper College will begin offering an eight-week online course Jan. 27 that will result in a Comfort Dog handling certificate. Comfort Dogs are sent to the scene of natural disasters or incidents such as the Boston Marathon bombings as well as nursing...
  • State-wide gun ownership tied to suicide deaths

    State-wide gun ownership tied to suicide deaths
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Twice as many Americans commit suicide in states where most households have a gun than in states with low rates of gun ownership, according to a new study. Several studies have linked gun ownership to the risk of suicide by...
  • Boy, 12, opens fire at New Mexico school

    Boy, 12, opens fire at New Mexico school
    A 12-year-old boy armed with a shotgun opened fire at a middle school in New Mexico on Tuesday, seriously wounding two students before a staff member persuaded him to put down the firearm, authorities said. The shooting at Berrendo Middle School in...