It Was a Great Night for Gun Reform

Read, It Was A Great Night For Gun Reform, by George Zornick for The Nation: There weren’t many bright spots for progressives on Tuesday, but if you back stronger gun laws, things went even better than you could have reasonably expected. The big news was in Washington state, where a ballot initiative implementing tough universal background checks […]

Once Again, Guns

Here is the NY Times editorial, Once again,guns, by Gail Collins: It’s evening and a mom is tucking in her baby. Getting a nice text from dad, who’s away on a trip. Then suddenly — dark shadow on a window. Somebody’s smashing the front door open! Next thing you know, there’s police tape around the […]

Statement From CT Against Gun Violence on Dan Carter Smear

Fairfield, CT – Last evening, State Representative Dan Carter tweeted that Newtown Action Alliance and Connecticut Against Gun Violence are equally as accountable as the National Rifle Association for gun deaths in this country. Carter tweeted: “Both sides are against reasonable solutions, so they are all accountable for gun deaths – NRA, NAA, CAGV.” Equally […]

More Results Since Passage of SB 1160

Gun rights activists love to proclaim that SB 1160, the comprehensive CT Gun Violence Prevention bill we passed in 2013, signed by Governor Malloy, “doesn’t do a thing” to stop gun violence or prevent another Newtown from happening. A Fairfield man was recently convicted of illegal possession of an AR-15 rifle, banned by the new […]

FBI Releases Report on Mass Shootings

The Federal Bureau of Investigations issued a report on mass shootings on September 24, 2014. The Title of the Report is “A Study of Active Shooter Incidents in the United States Between 2000 and 2013.” The criteria used to define a mass shooting was when individuals actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people […]