gun control http://wshu.org en Conn lawmakers want the retail industry to back gun control http://wshu.org/post/conn-lawmakers-want-retail-industry-back-gun-control <p style="line-height: 150%; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;"><span style="font-size:14.0pt; line-height:150%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#333333">Members of Connecticut's congressional delegation are urging national retailers to voluntarily take steps to reduce gun violence by barring guns from their establishments. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 21:48:37 +0000 Ebong Udoma 19035 at http://wshu.org Conn. gun control group to start Super PAC http://wshu.org/post/conn-gun-control-group-start-super-pac <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14pt; line-height: 150%;">The gun control organization Connecticut Against Gun Violence said on Thursday it’s creating a political action committee to raise money to help state politicians. The move comes on the one year anniversary of Connecticut passing one of the toughest gun control laws in the country.</span></p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 21:36:41 +0000 Ebong Udoma 15254 at http://wshu.org Conn. gun control group to start Super PAC Obama highlights grieving Newtown families in State of the Union address http://wshu.org/post/obama-highlights-grieving-newtown-families-state-union-address <p></p><p>In his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, President Obama once again highlighted the grieving families in Newtown, Connecticut.</p><p></p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 16:13:31 +0000 Matt Laslo 11995 at http://wshu.org Obama highlights grieving Newtown families in State of the Union address Murphy: Omnibus bill could pave the way for federal gun control http://wshu.org/post/murphy-omnibus-bill-could-pave-way-federal-gun-control <p>U.S. Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut says the $1.1 trillion spending bill that made its way through Congress could pave the way for the passage of federal gun control legislation. A bill providing for universal background checks on gun purchases, that was introduced following the Newtown School Shooting, failed to pass the Senate last year.</p><p></p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 20:02:57 +0000 Dan Katz 11471 at http://wshu.org Murphy: Omnibus bill could pave the way for federal gun control Long lines as Conn. assault weapon registration deadline nears http://wshu.org/post/long-lines-conn-assault-weapon-registration-deadline-nears <p></p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 21:27:15 +0000 Ebong Udoma 10454 at http://wshu.org Long lines as Conn. assault weapon registration deadline nears