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Malloy signs bill banning bump stocks

Malloy signs bill banning bump stocks

Sophie Driscoll '19, Editor In Chief

June 7, 2018

By Sophie Driscoll '19 Governor Dannel Malloy signed Public Act 18-29, legislation banning bump stocks and other devices that increase the rate of fire of semi automatic firearms, into law on Thursday, May 31. The legislation will take effect October 1, 2018. It states that people who “sell, o...

Connecticut Bans Conversion Therapy for Youth

Connecticut Bans Conversion Therapy for Youth

May 31, 2017

By: Tori Lubin ’18 Legislation signed by Governor Dannel P. Malloy on May 10 officially prohibits mental health professionals from using conversion therapy on minors, a practice which involves attempting to alter a person’s sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. “I think that...

Superintendent warns faculty of budget reduction after state education cuts

Superintendent warns faculty of budget reduction after state education cuts

Fritz Schemel '17, Editor in Chief

March 9, 2017

By Fritz Schemel '17 In an e-mail Tuesday to Staples faculty, Superintendent Colleen Palmer detailed the impacts recent state budget cuts to Westport’s education system will have. In her letter, Palmer said the district has lost $2.4 million dollars in support from the state this year in their...

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