guns

Kevin P. Coughlin / Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Governor Cuomo has begun a statewide tour to promote a bill to give teachers and school administrators the power to go to court and ask a judge to confiscate the guns of a student and their family, if they suspect the student might try to harm themselves or others.

Kevin P. Coughlin / Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Governor Cuomo has proposed an expansion to his Extreme Risk Protection Order bill to give teachers the power to go to court to prevent a student’s access to guns, if they suspect the student might bring a gun to school and potentially engage in a school shooting.

Gov. Malloy Signs Bump Stock Ban Into Law

May 31, 2018
Rick Bowmer / AP

Governor Dannel Malloy signed a bill into law today banning bump stocks in Connecticut.

Bob Child / AP

It’s not easy being a gun manufacturer in 2018. Remington Firearms recently filed for bankruptcy in Hartford. But the making of guns has been an intricate part of our history. Back in the mid-1800s, one gun maker went beyond just the making of firearms. He wanted to create a workplace utopia at his factory in Hartford, Conn.

Sean P. Anderson / Wikimedia Commons

Right-wing talk show host Alex Jones is facing another defamation lawsuit from families of victims of the 2012 Newtown school shooting. Jones has claimed the shootings were faked.

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