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Giffords Praises Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont for signing package of gun safety bills

June 4, 2019 — Giffords, the gun violence prevention organization led by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, applauded Governor Lamont after signing three bills tightening the regulation of firearms in Connecticut. Included in the package of bills is Ethan’s Law, which keeps children safe from firearms stored within homes.

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Connecticut: Senator Haskell votes for three gun violence prevention bills

On May 23, State Senator Will Haskell (D-Westport) fulfilled a core campaign promise as the Senate approved three bills that he co-sponsored to reduce gun violence across Connecticut. The Senate advanced legislation that would require guns to be stored in locked containers in homes with minors, prohibit the manufacturing of firearms without serial numbers and “ghost guns,” and require pistols and firearms in unattended motor vehicles to be locked and secured.

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Connecticut: Senate Passes Three Gun Safety Related Bills

HARTFORD, CT – Today, state Senator Christine Cohen (D-Guilford) voted in favor of Ethan’s Law and two other pieces of legislation to improve Connecticut’s gun safety laws. On Thursday, the Senate advanced three bills that would require guns to be stored in locked containers in homes with minors, prohibit the manufacturing of firearms without serial numbers and “ghost guns,” and require pistols and firearms in unattended motor vehicles to be locked and secured.

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Connecticut: House approves bill requiring firearms to be stored in locked boxes

HARTFORD — Democrats and Republicans in the House backed stricter gun storage standards in households where young people are present that another deadly shooting tragedy in Connecticut inspired. The House voted 127 to 16 on Tuesday night to approve legislation requiring both loaded and unloaded firearms be stored in locked boxes in households where youths

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Should guns be seized from those who pose threats? More states saying yes to red flag laws

If someone is suicidal or an imminent threat to others, should a local judge be able to temporarily take away that person's guns?

Colorado is the 16th state to say "yes," while another 21 have taken at least some steps toward adopting a so-called red flag law.

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