Peter Lanza, the father of Sandy Hook School shooter Adam Lanza, speaks out for the first time about his son and the mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, that left 28 people dead including his ex-wife, Nancy, Adam, 20 school children and six staffers. Read more
Connecticut Carry, a nonprofit pro-gun organization has a simple message for lawmakers: either enforce the new ban on ‘assault weapons’ or repeal the law. Read more
“While the act burdens the plaintiffs’ Second Amendment rights, it is substantially related to the important governmental interest of public safety and crime control,” wrote senior U.S. District Judge Alfred V. Covello in his 47-page decision. Read more
A well-respected former member of the law enforcement community was arrested Thursday and charged with first-degree larceny for allegedly stealing nearly $50,000 from the Cheshire Police Union. Read more
The now public information includes reports, pictures, video and 911 calls, and could provide more insight into the life of the shooter and the massacre that left 20 children and six educators dead. Read more
“People don’t realize the entire form must be filled out completely,” said state police Lt. Paul Vance. “And if it requires a notary, it should be notarized before coming here. That’s what’s causing the massive line.”
Texas A&M University Law Professor Mary Margaret Penrose said it’s time to repeal and replace the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution at a Friday symposium held at the University of Connecticut’s School of Law.
In the greatest voter turnout since the 2008 presidential election, the overwhelming majority – nearly 90 percent – voted to spend over $49 million in state funds to demolish the school and rebuild it on the existing site. Read more