Entries by Joni Lowe

Gun violence surged in Connecticut’s largest cities in 2020. Policymakers say it’s an epidemic that needs renewed attention.

Hartford Courant | Following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, state lawmakers passed some of the nation’s strictest gun control laws. Yet the toll of gun violence in Connecticut’s largest cities has not stopped, leading for a call for a new state initiative to fund and implement programs to address the issue. Click here to see the […]

CAGV Applauds Lamont $3M Investment In Violence Prevention

CT Patch | While strong gun laws are essential for curbing gun violence in all of its forms, additional strategies can strengthen their effectiveness. This is particularly true of the ongoing public health crisis of community gun violence in Connecticut’s cities. That is why CT Against Gun Violence has pursued a multi-dimensional strategy to reduce […]