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One Year Later, Historic Gun Violence Prevention Bill Is Making Connecticut Safer

The Office of Governor Dannel P. Malloy Governor Dannel P. Malloy, together with legislative leaders and a wide array of gun violence prevention organizations, today commemorated the passage of SB1160, the historic legislation passed last year to curb the risk of gun violence.

Facebook Introduces Policy to Help Protect Children from Guns

Today, Facebook announced an initiative that will block children from viewing firearms sales ads, inform users of legal and responsible approaches to gun transactions, and help enforce the law by deleting posts that encourage no-background check or illegal sales. We were pleased to work with Facebook to develop a new...

Advancing the Conversation on Gun Safety in New Hampshire

Last month, Nicole Hockley and Mark Barden traveled to New Hampshire to advocate for legislation that would require criminal background checks for all commercial sales and transfers, preventing dangerous criminals from purchasing firearms online and at gun shows. In a positive shift, the bill made it out of committee and...

Federal Court Upholds Connecticut Gun Laws

We applaud Judge Covello's ruling, which we believe was CORRECT in upholding the Connecticut law that both protects the 2nd Amendment Rights of our citizens and protects our children from gun violence.

A Year of Promise

Last January 14, just one month after the shocking and tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary that devastated our community, we announced the formation of Sandy Hook Promise. It has been a long and difficult year, but despite Washington's inaction, we feel proud of the work our supporters have helped...

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