Scanlon To Introduce Bill For Ethan's Law In Honor Of Guilford Teenage Gun Victim

November 27, 2018

State Representative Sean Scanlon joined the parents of Ethan Song, a 15-year-old Guilford teenager killed by gun violence last January, at a press conference Tuesday to announce legislation that would become known as Ethan’s Law. The bill, which Scanlon will introduce when the 2019 legislative session begins Jan. 9, would close a loophole in Connecticut law that prohibited prosecutors in Ethan’s killing from charging the owner of the gun used to kill him.

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Walker Lauds Final Legislative Approval Of Bill Protecting Children, Vulnerable Inmates

May 4, 2018

Rep. Toni Walker applauded the unanimous vote by the House of Representatives Thursday, giving final passage to bipartisan legislation that aims to bring fairness and dignity to incarcerated women, especially those who are pregnant, and transgender inmates.

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Bump Stock, Ghost Gun Ban Advances

April 5, 2018

To make our communities safe, I proposed legislation at the start of the session to ban ghost guns and bump stocks, a device used in the killing of 58 people last year in Las Vegas. Today I am very happy to tell you that the Judiciary Committee has voted to send the legislation to the full House and Senate for final approval.

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Bills that would ban bump stocks and untraceable firearms pass out of committee

April 4, 2018

Members of the legislature's Judiciary Committee pushed forward legislation that would ban bump stocks and untraceable firearms called "ghost guns" on April 3. House Bills 5542 and 5540 now head to the state House of Representatives for further consideration.

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