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Gun Control

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  • Fatal Manchester Fire Was An Accident, Officials Say

     Fatal Manchester Fire Was An Accident, Officials Say
    MANCHESTER — An apartment fire that killed a 27-year-old gun enthusiast early Thursday appears to be accidental, fire officials said. Firefighters found the body of Thomas LaFontaine in the charred apartment on Chestnut Street, and members of a...
  • Oscar Pistorius verdict hangs on 'possible improbabilities'

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Eighteen months ago, when he granted Oscar Pistorius bail after the killing of his girlfriend, South African magistrate Desmond Nair noted a number of "improbabilities" in the Olympic and Paralympic star's account of the shooting....
  • Gov. Malloy Announces Domestic Violence Proposal

    Weighing in on a national conversation about domestic violence, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday proposed legislation that would prevent access to a gun from anyone subject to a temporary restraining order. The governor made his announcement at a...
  • Q Poll: GOP's Tom Foley Ahead Of Malloy By 6 Points

    Q Poll: GOP's Tom Foley Ahead Of Malloy By 6 Points
    HARTFORD — Republican Tom Foley leads Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy by 6 percentage points among likely voters, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday morning. Voters say they believe that Foley, a businessman from...
  • New York's 'Subway Vigilante' won't face marijuana charges

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City's "Subway Vigilante," who made headlines in the 1980s for shooting four teenagers on a train, has had charges dismissed in a recent marijuana-dealing case, prosecutors said on Wednesday. Bernhard Goetz, 66, was arrested...
  • Tougher ignition interlock law may finally be on the horizon for Pennsylvania

    The good news is that only 381 people were slaughtered last year by drunk drivers in Pennsylvania, down from the 2012 toll of 404 and significantly down from the 534 killed by drunks in 2008. Those figures, of course, reflect a corresponding trend for a...
  • Conservatives Urge Visconti To Drop Out Of Governor's Race

    WEST HARTFORD — Several prominent conservative Republicans are calling on Joe Visconti to abandon his insurgent campaign for governor and line up behind Greenwich businessman Tom Foley. Visconti's critics say the one-term member of the West...
  • Pro-Gun Control Group Urges Supporters To Get Out the Vote

    HARTFORD - The dominant message for the activists who came out for a Tuesday fundraising luncheon for CT Against Gun Violence was they must get their supporters to the polls this November because the anti-gun control forces are certain to bring their side...
  • Panera Asks Customers To Leave Guns At Home

    Panera Asks Customers To Leave Guns At Home
    Newtown gun control activists won another victory Monday when the CEO of Panera Bread announced company plans to adopt a stricter firearms policy. Last year, advocates focused their lobbying efforts on legislatures, but since the defeat of gun control...
  • Pro-Gun Control Activists Looking To Get Out Their Voters

    Pro-Gun Control Activists Looking To Get Out Their Voters
    The dominant message for the activists who came out for a fundraising luncheon put on Tuesday by CT Against Gun Violence was they had to be certain to get their supporters to the polls this November, because the anti-gun control forces are certain to...
  • New Dan Malloy Ad Seeks to Paint Tom Foley as an Radical Right Winger

    A new campaign ad by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy seeks to paint Republican rival Tom Foley as a radical conservative by highlighting Foley's endorsements from two leading conservative groups. "The radical right wing wants Tom Foley,'' the ad states. "Do you?"...