Police Chiefs Back Show Gun-Permit Bill

March 7, 2017

Dozens of police chiefs from around Connecticut joined Rep. William Tong and other legislators in calling for passage of Tong’s bill requiring gun owners to show their gun permit if they’re visibly carrying a firearm in public and a police officer asks to see the permit.

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Common-Sense Legislation For All

March 2, 2017

Calling his legislation a common-sense approach to public safety during a press conference in Stamford, Rep. William Tong discusses the bill he has introduced that requires gun owners to show their gun permit if they’re visibly carrying a firearm in public and a police officer asks to see the permit.

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TRO Bill To Take Effect October 1

September 30, 2016

Beginning October 1st, individuals who have been notified that they are subject to a court-ordered temporary restraining order will no longer be able to possess firearms or ammunition during the days leading up to their hearing.

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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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