State Firearm Laws

Here is a very comprehensive database of gun laws of every state compiled by the Boston University School of Public Health. To see their findings click here.

What if that person carrying gun is outside a daycare center?

“What if that person carrying a firearm is outside a daycare? What do I tell the parents who have to come pick up their kids?” –  Police Chief Paul Melanson, Farmington, CT A public hearing will take place Wednesday, March 15 in Hartford for two gun bills being considered by the Judiciary Committee. One will […]

URGENT ACTION: We must tell legislators where we stand on gun bills

Two gun bills are under active consideration by the Judiciary Committee of the state legislature.  One will improve gun safety in Connecticut, the other assuredly will not. We must let Judiciary Committee members know where we stand. The NRA has already activated its base. Committee members must hear from our side. Please take a moment […]

Connecticut Again Ranked Second in the Nation on Strength of our Gun Laws

The San Francisco based Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence has issued their annual rankings on the strength of states’ gun laws, and again for the fourth straight year Connecticut has ranked second in the nation. Click here for results of all states. For more than twenty years, CT Against Gun Violence has led the […]

2016 Disarm Hate Rally in D.C.

On Saturday, August 13th, Connecticut Against Gun Violence, Newtown Action Alliance and Sandy Hook Promise became engaged directly with the LGBTQ community in a gun violence prevention advocacy demonstration. During one of the hottest days of the year, CAGV enthusiastically stood in support of the community still recovering from  the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando. […]