Gun-control debate rises over domestic-violence protections

When Lori Jackson was murdered last May by a man who police identified as her estranged husband, the mother of two from Oxford had a temporary restraining order in place, prohibiting contact but still allowing him to possess a gun until a hearing took place before a judge.

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Gun rights groups challenge Grogins’ judgeship

HARTFORD — Having failed to get their chosen Republican candidate elected governor, gun rights advocates tried to upend the judicial nomination of a former legislator who voted in favor of Connecticut’s strict gun law.

That effort, too, failed.

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Alma Rutgers: Sandy Hook as the tipping point

Next Sunday is the second anniversary of the Sandy Hook massacre. Since then, more than 60,000 people have died in America from gunshot wounds. By December next year, if nothing changes, that number will be 90,000.

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