guns

Gov. Malloy Calls For Ban On 'Bump Stocks'

Jan 10, 2018
Rick Bowmer / AP

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy wants to ban “bump stocks” or any accessories that mimic machine gun fire. The “bump stock” was used in last year’s mass shooting in Las Vegas.

J. Scott Applewhite / AP

Connecticut’s two U.S. senators took to the Senate floor today to mark the fifth anniversary of the Sandy Hook School shooting.

Charles Dharapak / AP

Thursday marks five years since the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. As in previous years, there are no public events scheduled in Newtown and schools are still in session. However, communities across the country are holding vigils to mark the day.  

Marco Ugarte / AP

Governor Cuomo’s getting a head start on his State of the State proposals, and says he’ll propose a bill to close a loophole that allows some convicted of domestic violence to possess guns.

Richard Drew / AP

Mark Barden lost his 6-year-old son, Daniel, in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, which claimed the lives of 19 other children and six educators. After the shooting, Barden co-founded the advocacy group Sandy Hook Promise, which seeks to prevent gun-related deaths through gun violence prevention programs and policy change at the state and national levels.

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