Malloy joins interfaith effort to pressure gunmakers, CT Mirror, 6/3/2014

Milford – Once again, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has put himself in potential conflict with Connecticut’s firearms industry, this time by signing onto a nascent effort by an interfaith group to force manufacturers into a conversation about their role and responsibility in stopping gun violence.

A year after seeking and signing gun control measures in response to the Sandy Hook school massacre, Malloy has committed to a campaign by a new player in the gun debate: CONECT, the social-justice coalition best-known for defending the rights of Latinos and undocumented immigrants.

“It is time to have a dialogue with the firearms industry itself,” Malloy told 100 members of CONECT, Congregations Organized for a New Connecticut.

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