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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Woodrow Students Hold 'Walk-In Forum'

March 14, 2018

“I’m really proud of the Woodrow Wilson students’ thoughtful response to the tragic, mass shooting in Parkland, Florida,” Matt Lesser said. Instead of joining a national walk-out protest Wednesday, the Middletown students met with Representative Lesser and other officials to discuss school safety and gun legislation. Read this news story.

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Legislation Needed To Stop Gun Violence

February 8, 2018

This week I joined my colleagues at a press conference in New Haven to announce new legislation to combat gun violence and make our communities safer. The legislation includes a ban on so-called ghost guns and bump stocks, a device used in the killing of 58 people last year in Las Vegas.

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Tong LegislationTargets Gun Violence

February 7, 2018

Rep. William Tong announces legislation to combat gun violence, including a ban on so-called ghost guns and bump stocks, a device used in the killing of 58 people last year in Las Vegas.

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