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  • Protecting Citizens From Government

    I agree with letter writer Patricia Karwoski's statement that "Connecticut voters should choose their elected officials not based on their NRA rating, but on their courage to do what is right to protect our citizens" [Aug. 7, courant.com/letters, "Must...
  • What Is Problem With Retesting?

    Letter writer Joseph Terzo sees any kind of testing of seniors for their competency to safely drive "as a segue into suggesting an overall restriction for elderly drivers" [Aug. 7, "Against New Rules For Older Drivers"]. If he is, as he claims, in...
  • Objects To Gun Control Inconveniences

    Regarding Karen Wilk's Aug. 17 letter, "Not So Fast On Sandy Hook": Tom Foley was right in saying that there were a lot of inconveniences put on citizens regarding guns. Yes, we all are saddened by any loss of children and adults that are taken away...
  • Lawyers Duck Gun Issue

    Seven American children are killed each day by gunfire, 21 in but a few minutes at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. Incredibly, the Connecticut Bar Association -- the pre-eminent organization of Connecticut legal experts -- cannot offer a legal...
  • Even with his troubled history, law let school shooter have guns

    SEATTLE After Aaron Ybarra's deadly assault at Seattle Pacific University in June, some wondered why the suicidal, psychotic 27-year-old was allowed to have a gun in the first place. After all, Ybarra possessed a well-documented history of mental...
  • Need Larger Magazine For Protection?

    Here's a hypothetical question: Suppose you and your family are living within a half-mile of Ferguson, Mo. You have a rifle to protect yourself and your loved ones. Would you rather have a 10-round magazine or a 20-round magazine in your rifle? Do...
  • In Waning Days Of Republican Campaign, Candidates Narrow Their Focus

    In Waning Days Of Republican Campaign, Candidates Narrow Their Focus
    In the waning days of the increasingly contentious Republican gubernatorial primary, Tom Foley and John McKinney are narrowing their focus to two of Connecticut's battlegrounds: eastern Connecticut and voter-rich Fairfield County. On Friday, McKinney...
  • 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....
  • Foley And McKinney Face Off In Bracing Exchange On Taxes And Jobs

    Foley And McKinney Face Off In Bracing Exchange On Taxes And Jobs
    LEBANON — As in the best of horse races, the Republican candidates for governor raced to the wire Sunday as they greeted as many voters as possible in the final hours before Tuesday's primary. Both Greenwich business executive Tom Foley and Senate...
  • Foley Declares Victory, Looks Ahead To Malloy Battle In The Fall

     Foley Declares Victory, Looks Ahead To Malloy Battle In The Fall
    Greenwich business executive Tom Foley roared to victory Tuesday night in a low-turnout Republican gubernatorial primary, setting up a potentially contentious rematch with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy this fall that polls show will start off as a dead heat....
  • NRA slam on gun-control advocate Shannon Watts backfires

    NRA slam on gun-control advocate Shannon Watts backfires
    It's hard to imagine what the National Rifle Association thought they'd gain by turning Moms Demand Action founder Shannon Watts into a paper doll with a feather duster. "They seem to think real moms and real women just cook, clean and use rotary...