USA Today | The spree of mass shootings over the past two months has led to renewed calls for more federal gun restrictions. But even before the most recent violence, state lawmakers were busy enacting measures designed to help solve a uniquely American public health crisis. After mass shootings in Atlanta and Boulder, Colorado, claimed the lives […]
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CT Mirror | Days after a 3-year-old child and a 16-year-old boy were killed in separate shootings in Hartford, Sens. Marilyn Moore, Gary Winfield and Doug McCrory demanded Wednesday that the state fund community programs that stop cycles of violence and trauma in Connecticut’s cities. “What we are seeing in our cities is a slow, […]
ctpost | With the state reeling from a jump in gun-related homicides, lawmakers Wednesday pushed for an increase in funding for violence-prevention programs. While the coronavirus pandemic has dominated headlines and government resources, the shooting deaths of a 3-year-old and 16-year-old in Hartford over the weekend were tragic reminders of another public health crisis that […]