Will gun control sink Connecticut’s Democratic governor?

Noah Rothman Hot Air 8/28/2014

Statewide elections, gubernatorial elections especially, turn on a number of issues; the local economy, transportation matters, sales and property taxes, scandals and controversies, and sometimes social issues. More often than not, a combination of these contentious matters leads to an incumbent party losing or retaining a governor’s mansion. In Connecticut, […]

Gun Rally Brings Thousands of Supporters to State Capitol

CBS Local News Connecticut 4/5/2014

HARTFORD (CBS Connecticut) _ An estimated crowd of more than 3,000 gun rights supporters rallied outside the State Capitol Saturday in opposition to gun control measures passed a year ago in response to the Sandy Hook School Tragedy.

Among those attending the rally was Bill Stevens, a Newtown father who […]

Holder Confirms Obama Ready to Use Executive Order on Guns ‘in Absence of Meaningful Action’ by Congress

Bridget Johnson PJ Tatler PJ Media 1/29/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder said at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing today that President Obama is open to using an executive action to push through gun-control and/or associated mental health measures that haven’t found approval in Congress.

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), one of the top proponents of new […]

‘Evil did not win.’

FamilySharecom YouTube 12/6/2013

A mother who lost her 6-year-old daughter at Sandy Hook shares what tragedy has taught her during the past year.

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In Newtown, Gun Permits Surge After Shooting

Residents Cite Desire for Protection, a Rush to Buy Before Tighter Rules Kicked In

Joseph De Avila and Alison Fox The Wall Street Journal 7/31/2013

NEWTOWN, Conn.—The number of people seeking permits to buy guns has surged in this town following the December massacre of schoolchildren by a local man, even as the parents of […]

The Cost of Living in a Free Society

Johnny Alamo American Thinker 12/26/2012

We often hear the phrase “Freedom isn’t Free”, and we generally attribute that cost to the sacrifice our fighting men and woman make to preserve our republic. But we should all realize that we also must pay the price at times for the privilege of living in a free society. […]