gun safety

  • Firearm training, knowledge more effective than new laws

    There are many instances when I am tempted to respond to an article in the Norwalk Hour but don’t because I’m too lazy to make the effort or feel a response would be pointless. The March 12 front page article titled “Gun Safety Grabs Spotlight” however is one that cannot pass without a response. Hopefully it…

  • Bridgeport officials push to clarify open carry law

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Bridgeport officials and police officers are imploring legislators to act before the end of the legislative session on a bill allowing law enforcement to ask a person to see their permit to carry a firearm, regardless of whether the individual was suspected of criminal activity.

  • Opinion: The prickly governor who can’t stop working

    Terry Cowgill lives in Lakeville, blogs at ctdevilsadvocate.com and is news editor of The Berkshire Record in Great Barrington, Mass. Follow him on Twitter @terrycowgill. When he was a kid, Dan Malloy must have had a poor self-image. After all, in a story the learning disabled governor loves to repeat, some of his elementary school…

  • Opinion: Whatever it takes when it comes to gun policy

    Jason Paul of West Hartford is a partner in a campaign consulting company called What’s Next. He is also a graduate of the University of Connecticut Law School. “Whatever it takes” means setting a standard and cleaning house. Gun control groups’ rhetoric and that of the politicians who support them is finally matching the urgency…

  • Blumenthal, Murphy: No background check, no gun sale

    Blumenthal, Murphy: No background check, no gun sale

    HARTFORD, Conn. – Connecticut’s U.S. Senators called for stricter gun laws Monday, demanding that gun dealers across the country refuse to sell the hardware before a background check is completed.