Background checks for firearms have spiked more than 6,000 percent in the state of Connecticut in the wake of the Newtown shooting and the state’s sweeping gun control package.
A Connecticut gun manufacturer announced plans to leave the state after the strict gun control measures enacted last week.
Customers all over Connecticut packed into gun stores Tuesday ahead of a vote expected to bring about sweeping changes to the state’s gun laws, the Associated Press reports.
Several Connecticut nursing homes have appealed a federal judge’s order to rehire striking union members, some of whom allegedly mixed up the medical records and identification materials of patients during a labor dispute.
At least 27 people, including 20 children, were killed at a Newtown, Conn., elementary school in a Friday morning shooting, authorities say. One known shooter, 20, is dead. Police are investigating whether there was a second shooter.
A federal judge appointed by former President Bill Clinton has ordered five Connecticut nursing homes to rehire striking employees despite a criminal investigation into allegations that some of those workers endangered the lives of seniors.