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Gun Control

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  • Connecticut's Independent Party Opts for Dependency

    OK, so you would think that a guiding principle of a political organization calling itself the Independent Party would be to act, you know, independently. Apparently, this is not the case in Connecticut. This past week, Connecticut's Independent Party...
  • Texas Governor Perry's indictment to curb his gun-toting ways

    SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - A felony indictment for abuse of power will hit Texas Governor Rick Perry, an avowed gun enthusiast, where it hurts - by curtailing some of his rights to bear firearms. Perry, a possible candidate in the 2016 Republican...
  • Who Knew CT Was Such A Dreary Valley Of Agony?

    Who Knew CT Was Such A Dreary Valley Of Agony?
    The 2014 gubernatorial election may boil down to this: Is Connecticut a terrible place to live? The election should be named after Paul Sypek, who infuriated many Courant readers last week by insisting that he is happy here. What a freak. Sypek's letter...
  • Hollywood Democrats Fear Loss of Senate Majority

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - One of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's online ads attacking Democratic opponent Alison Grimes featured her picture lined up next to President Obama, Woody Allen and Barbra Streisand. Get it? Unpopular president +...
  • Rahm Emanuel defends Michael Bloomberg in wake of NRA criticism

    Rahm Emanuel defends Michael Bloomberg in wake of NRA criticism
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel voiced support on Twitter for Michael Bloomberg after the National Rifle Association purchased ad time to attack the former New York mayor's gun control work. "No leader has done more to help end gun violence than @MikeBloomberg. He...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Visconti Qualifies For Governor's Race

    Visconti Qualifies For Governor's Race
    HARTFORD — Joe Visconti has muscled his way onto the November ballot, securing at least 7,500 signatures in his grassroots quest for the state's highest office. But the tea party Republican, critic of the Common Core and defender of gun owners'...
  • Bar Association Vote On Gun Control Support Ruled A Tie; Group Won't Join Case

    A Connecticut Bar Association referendum on whether to join a legal defense of the state's new gun control law was so close — a mere five votes apart — that the association's president ruled it a tie Wednesday and decided that the group will...
  • A mental health program that works

    When you see or hear on the news about any type of violence in our country that involves a gun, gun control is always brought up first and mental health is last. In the Aug. 8 Morning Call, I read the article regarding teen schizophrenia. One thing...
  • Another plot for a deadly school shooting spree

    We shouldn’t be at all surprised that two more teens have been arrested for allegedly plotting another deadly school shooting spree. Until stricter gun laws are passed and the media stop sensationalizing these stories, we will continue to have...