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Gun Control

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  • DP Buzz: The McDonnells

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz" is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here is...
  • Bills letting PA teachers carry guns and NRA sue municipalities await Legislature

    State lawmakers gradually return to session Monday from their summer break. Lawmakers don’t have to be in House and Senate chambers for roll call until 1 p.m. and neither chamber is expected to finalize many controversial bills dealing with...
  • Another Gun-Free Zone Won't Help

    Regarding the article "Panera Asks Customers To Leave Firearms At Home" [Sept. 9, news]: Adding restaurants to the list of schools and other institutions that are free fire zones, where citizens must restrict their carry rights, will continue to guarantee...
  • 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...
  • Pollster's Rule

    Pollster's Rule
    “If the election were held today...” Probably the most mystical political statement ever invented, right up there with “I see a shining city on a hill.” Of course, the election won’t be held tomorrow, or the day after, or the...
  • Oscar Pistorius verdict hangs on 'possible improbabilities'

    Oscar Pistorius verdict hangs on 'possible improbabilities'
    JOHANNESBURG -- 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

    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...
  • 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...
  • Objects To Gun Control

    Letter writer Jay Greer is simply wrong [Sept. 3, "Foley On Wrong Side Of CCDL"]. Maybe Greer and state Rep. William Tong would like to let us know what laws criminals follow? Much like Dan Malloy, they want to look to gun legislation as a way to reduce...