Two Priority Gun Bills Passed

We’re thrilled to report that tonight the Connecticut House of Representatives passed two of our three priority gun bills, reflecting broad constituent support for tough, but common-sense, measures to keep us safe from gun violence. We expect the third bill to get a vote on Wednesday.  With record-setting bi-partisan support “Ethan’s Law” passed 127-16. HB-7218 […]

Gun safety bills voted out of Judiciary Committee

We are very pleased to let you know that the four gun safety bills before the Judiciary Committee have been voted favorably out of committee with bipartisan support. This is an important milestone in the legislative process, and a significant accomplishment for gun violence prevention advocates.   Thank you to all of our supporters who have […]

CAGV Endorses Derek Slap for Feb 26 State Senate special election

There’s no question that the midterm elections strengthened our position in the CT General Assembly. Candidates strong on gun violence prevention outperformed their opponents in both the House and Senate. Now a special election is being held on Tuesday, February 26 to fill the open seat in the State Senate 5th District. It’s important we […]

Ethan’s Law

The 2019 legislative session doesn’t commence for another six weeks, but CAGV is already laying the groundwork for advancing our agenda. At the top of the list are strengthening requirements for storing firearms, and regulating “ghost” guns (the DIY kits for assembling guns at home) just the same as we do all other firearms. Earlier […]

The Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh

Our nation is once again reeling from the senseless loss of precious lives, this time by an anti-Semitic shooter who used a semi-automatic assault rifle to kill 11 Jewish worshippers celebrating a holy ritual with their loved ones. In addition to the murders, six were wounded, including four police officers, making it one of the […]