Rep. Godfrey Joins Judiciary Committee on Announcement of Legislation to Reduce Gun Violence

February 1, 2019

State Representative Bob Godfrey (D-Danbury) joined Judiciary Committee co-chairs Rep. Steve Stafstrom (D-Bridgeport) and Sen. Gary Winfield (D-New Haven)  along with several legislative colleagues from both parties and activists to announce legislation the committee would take on to reduce gun violence and make Connecticut communities safer.  

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Sensible Gun Legislation To Make CT Safer

February 1, 2019

Today my Judiciary Committee co-chair, Gary Winfield, and I joined our colleagues at a press conference to announce legislation we believe will reduce gun violence and make communities across the state safer.

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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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Ban On Bump Stocks Moves Forward

May 3, 2018

I am proud of my support to ban bump stocks in CT, simple additions to semiautomatic weapons that enable guns to fire rapidly like automatic firearms - the bill was approved in the House on a bipartisan vote.

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