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Community Forum on Gun Violence

September 27, 2016

Yesterday I joined fellow legislators, city officials, and community leaders for a forum on gun violence in Stamford. The meeting was held to brainstorm initiatives to decrease the frequency of shooting incidents.

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Sen. Murphy speaking on the Senate floor

U.S. Sen. Murphy Pushes for Gun Safety Measures

June 17, 2016

On Wednesday, Connecticut's U.S. Senator Chris Murphy began a nearly fifteen-hour filibuster to push his colleagues to hold a vote on gun safety measures.

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Godfrey Applauds Domestic Violence Bill

April 27, 2016

"This is an important next step in ensuring that people in the state of Connecticut are safe in their own homes,” Godfrey said after the House of Representatives passed legislation requiring gun owners to surrender their firearms within 24 hours after being served with a temporary restraining order in domestic violence cases. For more on passage of this legislation, read the CT Mirror news story.

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Bill Passed To Prevent Domestic Violence

April 27, 2016

Domestic violence is a scourge on civilized society and must be prevented. That is why Representative Peter Tercyak voted for HB 5054, An Act Protecting Victims Of Domestic Violence. The bill requires gun owners to surrender their firearms within 24 hours after being served with a temporary restraining order in domestic violence cases. For more on this legislation, read the CT Mirror news story.

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