• Gun Safety June 2, 2022 11:22 pm

    Connecticut Sees Growing Demands for New Gun Safety Measures

    State and local leaders across Connecticut are demanding something be done following the recent tragedies in Tulsa, Uvalde, Buffalo and elsewhere. On Thursday in South Windsor, people prayed and wore orange – a color meant to raise awareness about gun violence. Many were heartbroken following several recent mass shootings in America. “Our tears have flowed as we watched the innocent…

  • CCDL August 31, 2021 1:43 pm

    CCDL Sues Police Agencies Over Permit Delays

    A gun-rights group and four citizens have sued the police chiefs of four Connecticut cities claiming officials have effectively ended the ability of residents to get gun permits by intentionally and illegally slowing the licensing process by several months. The Connecticut Citizens Defense League announced Tuesday that it had filed a lawsuit in federal court against the chiefs of Hartford,…

  • CCDL July 21, 2021 6:35 pm

    Gun Rights Group Files Court Motion Over Background Check Delays

    The Connecticut Citizens Defense League filed a motion Wednesday after massive delays in the state’s background check system have left gun retailers unable to process sales.

  • gun control March 23, 2021 6:50 pm

    Waterbury Police Chief Addresses Gun Control Reform in Washington, DC

    Just a day after a tragic shooting claimed 10 lives at a Colorado supermarket, the issue of gun control is once again being discussed in Washington, D.C. Among those providing testimony Tuesday was Waterbury’s police chief.  Addressing the U.S Senate Judiciary Committee, Chief Fernando Spagnolo explained how his community has benefited from Connecticut’s strict gun laws, many of which...

  • gun control March 23, 2021 5:23 pm

    Lawmakers Discuss Gun Violence and Gun Control on Capitol Hill

    Connecticut’s strict gun laws were part of a larger discussion on gun control during a hearing by a Senate committee in Washington, D.C. Tuesday.

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