Articles Tagged 'Connecticut'

Connecticut Supreme Court rules Remington can be sued for advertising

The mother of one of the 20 children killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting says a new court ruling is a step toward holding gun-maker Remington accountable for the way it marketed the rifle used in the massacre. Nicole Hockley said Thursday that Remington and other gun makers need to stop gearing their advertising toward troubled young men.… READ MORE

Proposal by Connecticut lawmaker to impose 50 percent tax on ammunition catches NRA’s attention

A proposal by state Rep. Jillian Gilchrest, D-West Hartford, to impose a 50 percent tax on firearms ammunition has caught the attention of the National Rifle Association. “This dreadful legislation punishes law-abiding citizens and makes it harder to learn how to safely use firearms,” the NRA wrote in a tweet Tuesday morning. In a video posted to her Twitter page,… READ MORE

Blumenthal, Murphy, introduce federal gun storage bill

A federal gun storage bill being sponsored by Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy would mirror a new state proposal to tighten Connecticut’s own current… READ MORE

Second Amendment group claims Connecticut ‘does not have the balls’ to enforce gun law

Published on March 5, 2014

In Connecticut, tens of thousands of gun owners are believed to be committing felonies by not registering their weapons in compliance with a new state… READ MORE

Officials in Connecticut Stunned by What Could Be a Massive, State-Wide Act of ‘Civil Disobedience’ by Gun Owners

by Jason Howerton, The Blaze
Published on February 13, 2014

On Jan. 1, 2014, tens of thousands of defiant gun owners seemingly made the choice not to register their semi-automatic rifles with the state of… READ MORE

Connecticut gun dealers see ammunition shortage due to laws

by Associated Press,
Published on October 9, 2013

WATERBURY, Conn. – Gun dealers in Connecticut are reporting a shortage in ammunition they say is due to laws restricting guns. At Northwest Sporting Goods… READ MORE

Push to ban guns in Starbucks

by Heather Warner,
Published on August 27, 2013

A grassroots organization from Newtown, Connecticut wants Starbucks to ban weapons in its stores. It’s the latest development in the ongoing national gun debate. The… READ MORE

State organizations lead charge against Connecticut gun law

by NRA ILA, The Daily Caller
Published on June 27, 2013

On April 4, Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (D) signed the inappropriately named “Act Concerning Gun Violence Prevention and Children’s Safety.” On May 22, a coalition… READ MORE
A woman at a shooting range in Connecticut April 2, 2013. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin

Gun groups sue to block new Connecticut gun law

by Richard Weizel, Reuters
Published on May 24, 2013

MILFORD, Connecticut | Leaders of Connecticut gun advocacy groups said on Thursday they had sued to knock down a strict new gun-control law passed in… READ MORE

Conn. gun rights activists fighting gun control law

Published on May 23, 2013

(NECN) – Gun rights activists in Connecticut are filing suit against state officials claiming violation of constitutional rights. The group wants a federal injunction to… READ MORE

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