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High school students on Long Island and in Connecticut walked out of their classes today in solidarity with students around the country in a nationwide call for legislative action to end gun violence in schools.

Connecticut Lawmakers Back Stricter Gun Control Laws

Mar 10, 2018
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A coalition of lawmakers, including Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., gathered alongside community activists at Bridgeport City Hall on Friday to call for increased gun control measures, including legislation that would ban bump stocks and ghost guns in Connecticut. 

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Town officials in Trumbull held a school security forum Thursday night in response to the attack in Parkland, Fla.

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has unveiled a new school safety initiative.

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Long Island has seen an increase of threats against schools since the shooting in Parkland, Fla. The threats have resulted in lockdowns and heightened security for some schools.