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Senate Committee Passes Children’s Trauma Recovery Act

Senate Committee Passes Children’s Trauma Recovery Act
Sen. Murray’s Children’s Trauma Recovery Act includes a re-authorization and updates to the National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative (NCTSI), which works with children and families who are exposed to a wide range of traumatic experiences.
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Newtown Families Watch As Gun Legislation Discussion Passes Senate 68-31

Newtown Families Watch As Gun Legislation Discussion Passes Senate 68-31
On Thursday, 50 Democrats, 16 Republicans and 2 independents opposed the conservative effort, while 29 Republicans and 2 Democrats supported it. Gun control supporters needed 60 votes to block the conservatives.
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Newtown State Rep. Votes Against Gun Control Bill

Newtown State Rep. Votes Against Gun Control Bill
Throughtout the gun control legislation process, when it came to the General Assembly drafting policy, Newtown's State Rep. (and proud ALEC member) Dan Carter went out of his way to stress the need for "bi-partisanship." So much for that.
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Hartford Gun March and Rally Post-Newtown Shootings, Full Video

Over 5,000 people from all over the state and region came together to demand changes in our gun laws here in Connecticut and across the nation to reduce the gun violence that takes over 30,000 lives in the US each year.
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The Contributor on Stephanie Miller: The Real NRA Enemies List is More Than Triple the Original

The NRA recently released their lackluster list of 506 names to the media. We thought we could do better than that at The Contributor and, in our first draft alone, we released the "Real NRA Enemies" list with more than 1,300 names and additional entries being entered at time of publication. Tina Dupuy, editor-in-chief, joined the Stephanie Miller Show to get to the bottom of gun violence and discuss the list that keeps on growing.
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Missile Launcher Turns Up in Seattle Gun Buyback

Missile Launcher Turns Up in Seattle Gun Buyback
Seattle police are tracking down the history of a nonfunctional missile launcher that showed up at a weapons buyback program. The single-use device had already been used. It’s a launch tube assembly for a Stinger portable surface-to-air missile.
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School Renamed After Slain Teacher Near Newtown

School Renamed After Slain Teacher Near Newtown
Officials of a town near Newtown, Connecticut are renaming a local school for a resident killed in the massacre there and hailed as a hero. HoneySpot Elementary School in Stratford will be named after 27-year-old Victoria Soto who died trying to shield her students from the gunman inside Sandy Hook Elementary School.
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Sandy Hook Advisory Commission Announced

Sandy Hook Advisory Commission Announced
Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced Thursday the names of 16 members of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission. The expert panel will review current policy and make specific recommendations in the areas of public safety, with particular attention paid to school safety, mental health and gun violence prevention.
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Biden to Discuss Gun Safety with NRA, Walmart Thursday

Biden to Discuss Gun Safety with NRA, Walmart Thursday
Vice President Joe Biden says he will deliver recommendations to President Barack Obama on steps to curb violence by Tuesday. The president hopes to announce his administration's next steps to tackle gun violence shortly after he is sworn in for a second term on January 21.
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End of 2012 Saw Fewer Gun Purchases in CT and CO

End of 2012 Saw Fewer Gun Purchases in CT and CO
People who lived in the two states that saw the most deadly U.S. mass shootings in 2012 were less enthusiastic about buying new guns at the end of the year than those in most other states, according to an Associated Press analysis of new FBI data.
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