Connecticut leaders seek changes from gun makers, New Haven Register, 6/2/2014

MILFORD >> Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, New Haven Mayor Toni Harp, Bridgeport’s police chief and other leaders gathered at St. Gabriel’s School Monday to pledge their support of the national “Don’t Stand Idly By” anti-gun violence campaign that calls upon change to begin with gun manufacturers.

The leaders spoke at a meeting of Congregations Organized for a New Connecticut — or CONECT — a community organization of 27 churches, synagogues, and mosques from East Haven through Fairfield County representing more than 15,000 people. CONECT is co-chaired by the Rev. James Manship of St. Rose of Lima Church in New Haven and Pastor Bernadette Hickman-Maynard of Bethel AME Church in Bridgeport.

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