‘It’s about accountability’: Many in Danbury area support Trump impeachment

News Times | The U.S. House of Representatives’ vote Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time was not shocking to some Danbury residents, but still warranted and an important statement to make in the wake of protests that turned violent at the Capitol last week.

The House voted 232-197 to impeach the president on a single charge — “incitement of insurrection” — over the deadly events from Jan. 6. The vote included 10 Republicans joining Democrats.

“I think it’s important he be impeached …

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CT officials discuss gun violence prevention at virtual memorial for Sandy Hook School shooting victims

News 8/ WTNH | SANDY HOOK, Conn. (WTNH)– As flags flew at half staff around Connecticut, the memorial vigil honoring the 8th anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting went all virtual, due to the pandemic.

Hearing the names of the 20 young students and six educators read off every December 14th always brings back the horrors of the tragedy at Sandy Hook. Later that day, Connecticut’s U.S. Senators went to Newtown and met with the grieving families. Senator Richard Blumenthal remembers coming face to face with one mother.

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Sandy Hook Victims Remembered During Year of Record Gun Sales

CT News Junkie | During a remote vigil Monday, state officials and gun control advocates marked the eighth anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, renewing calls for tighter firearm policies amidst surging gun sales and spikes in violence and crime.

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