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Gun Control

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  • Gun Backers The Ones Being Bullied

    Temi Bova's letter regarding bullying by gun rights activists demands a response [March 25, "Sees Bullying In Gun Rights Rally"]. She is right in one aspect -- there is bullying going on. But not from gun rights activists, from those groups and...
  • Piers Morgan Signs Off CNN With Gun Control Plea, Final Shot at NRA

    Piers Morgan wrapped his CNN news show on Friday night after three years on the air with a plea for stricter gun control laws. Although he spent the majority of the one-hour program discussing missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370, the host dedicated...
  • NRA keeps pulling strings of lawmakers

    The last time you voted for a state lawmaker, did you see anybody on the ballot from the National Rifle Association Party? We didn't think so. Yet because of the NRA's outsized influence, the Florida Legislature every year passes laws designed to make...
  • Foes Of Tyranny

    Regarding the letter "Much Ado About Gun Laws" [April 3], the writer hints that we ought to prioritize concerns about freedom of information and privacy. Connecticut gun owners and their allies are doing that. Proposed legislation places freedom of...
  • Breaking Down Gun Arguments

    The multiple letters on April 1 regarding guns has helped clarify my thoughts on the subject, and I share the following comments and questions. I own several firearms, and my life, liberty and freedom have not been diminished or compromised by...
  • On Right Side Of History

    In January 2013, the General Assembly, in response to the Sandy Hook School tragedy, formed a Bipartisan Task Force on Gun Violence Prevention and Children's Safety to explore solutions. Many of us urged the task force to support passage of common-sense...
  • 4/5

    Thanks to the National Rifle Association, we now live in a world where disputes that were verbal before are now settled with a gun at military bases, movie theaters and gas stations. It's true the Affordable Care Act surpassed 7 million people enrolled....
  • Joe Visconti: Help Business, Doctors

    As a former West Hartford town councilor, candidate for Congress and 30-year pistol permit gun owner, I entered the race for governor on April 4, 2013, after the infringement of our Second Amendment rights in the form of the gun control bill. Common...
  • Who's the bully in the gun-rights debate?

    Who's the bully in the gun-rights debate?
    WHAT DO YOU THINK? CLICK TO CAST YOUR VOTE! (Note: This is an unscientific poll.) A fight has broken out on The Courant’s opinion pages over who’s the bigger bully -- state government for a law requiring gun owners to register assault...
  • Upbeat Gun Industry Numbers Mask Turmoil A Year Later

    Upbeat Gun Industry Numbers Mask Turmoil A Year Later
    It's hard to imagine a more tumultuous year than 2013 for the people who make and sell guns. Through it all, or perhaps because of it all, the firearms industry grew dramatically in both jobs and total output — even in Connecticut. Does that mean...
  • Why did the Ft. Hood gunman do it? Because a gun-crazy country let him

    Why did the Ft. Hood gunman do it? Because a gun-crazy country let him
    Forgive the cynicism, but really, who cares why Army Spec. Ivan Lopez took a gun and killed three people and wounded 16 others at Ft. Hood, Texas, on Wednesday? Thursday’s stories were filled with details about Lopez and his rampage: He was...