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Long Island’s two Republican Congressmen want the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a state gun law that’s more than 100 years old.

This undated file photo provided by the U.S. Attorney's Office in Seattle shows a homemade firearm, a "ghost gun," that federal agents say was recovered on Feb. 6, 2020, from a home in Edmonds, Wash.
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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut chaired a key judiciary subcommittee hearing about a proposal to ban so-called "ghost guns" in an attempt to prevent gun violence.

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Six Connecticut cities have joined an effort by over two dozen cities and counties across the country to reduce gun deaths. The Gun Safety Consortium wants manufacturers to produce safety devices to prevent gun theft, suicides and accidental shootings.

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Anyone looking to surrender guns anonymously will be able to drop them off without leaving their vehicle at New Haven Police Academy on Saturday. The buyback comes after a nearly 50% uptick in gun violence during the pandemic.

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Democratic lawmakers in Stamford, Connecticut, want the state to consider revising its law to require gun owners to present their carry permit when requested by police.