Blog Posts in January, 2016

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  • Connecticut mom arrested for having gun on school grounds
    Connecticut mom arrested for having gun on school grounds

    State gun laws vary significantly throughout the country. Connecticut's gun laws are among the strictest. That's in no small part due to the Sandy Hook massacre. Less than four months after 26 ...

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  • Does Connecticut have 'stand-your-ground' laws?
    Does Connecticut have 'stand-your-ground' laws?

    So-called "stand-your-ground" laws have been in the news in recent years, particularly since the death of Trayvon Martin, In some states, these laws are cited by defendants who have injured or killed ...

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  • Penalties for making threats could stiffen this year
    Penalties for making threats could stiffen this year

    Connecticut state Senator Tony Hwang has promised to re-introduce legislation to toughen legal penalties for those convicted of making threats of violence against schools by adding language to the ...

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  • Know the laws regarding laser pointers
    Know the laws regarding laser pointers

    Many of our readers have heard about the numerous incidents of laser pointers being directed at pilots. Earlier this year, a dozen commercial airliners over New Jersey were reportedly the targets of ...

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