In contrast to the United States, Japan has some of the toughest guns laws in the world. Pro-ban lobbyists in Japan point to the low gun death rate, amounting to barely a dozen each year, as evidence that gun control works.
Entries from December 5th, 2013
Murphy: Assault Weapons Don’t Belong At Malls, Churches, College Campuses And Schools–Vance Addresses Conspiracy Cranks
January 24th, 2013 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
U.S. Senator Chris Murphy kicked out a statement today as the uphill battle looms to ban military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines. State Police Lieutenant Paul Vance also announced today that all victims of the Sandy Hook shootings were shot with an assault rifle, quieting “conspiracy theorists that are trying to mucky up the waters.” See […]
January 24th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
It was a helluva three months for Bob Fredericks in his return to the Connecticut Post as managing editor–storm Sandy, election coverage and then helping direct Hearst Connecticut coverage of Sandy Hook shootings–but the veteran journalist says his heart may be in Bridgeport but his head is in Broadway. On Wednesday he completed his short stay back […]
January 24th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Education, News and Events
From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: The city school board will get to weigh in on the job Paul Vallas is doing as interim superintendent but not the public.
January 24th, 2013 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Serving as bishop of the Diocese of Bridgeport representing 500,000 Catholics in Fairfield County isn’t the plum it used to be. Priest pedophile scandals, a huge debt run up by ex Bishop William Lori to settle more than $30 million in abuse cases borrowed largely from the Knights of Columbus and the latest drug scandal involving rogue […]