2020 Legislative Agenda
CT Against Gun Violence supports the following gun violence prevention bills:
2019 Legislative Agenda
History was made in 2019 when we passed three bills in one session; something that had never been done before. Safe Storage (Home), Safe Storage (Vehicles) , and Ghost Guns were passed with strong bipartisan majorities. In fact, more legislators voted for Ethan’s Law (HB7218) than any gun bill in the state’s history. This was a huge win for Connecticut. Learn more from our 2019 Legislative Session Recap and see how your legislators voted on all three bills here.
2018 Legislative Session
On October 1, 2018 Connecticut’s ban on bump stocks took effect. Passed in response to the horrific mass shooting at a concert in Las Vegas, the worst in the nation’s history, Public Act No. 18-29 prohibits the sale, transfer or possession of any “rate of fire enhancement.”
Practically, this would prohibit individuals from converting semi-automatic rifles into the equivalent of machine guns, as the Las Vegas shooter did to kill 58 and injure more than 500. The ban requires all individuals in Connecticut to destroy or otherwise dispose of any bump stock or similar devices they possessed before October 1, 2018.
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