Diana Urban's plot to ban toys and 'look a like' firearms was discovered during the short 2012 legislative session. Since the bill came from the Select Committee on Children, it was largely overlooked and could have easily slipped by most watch efforts. It is likely no surprise that this was the case, either. Indeed, Connecticut Carry was the lone group to oppose this bill and the legislature likely would have seen little or no resistance otherwise.

Immediately upon noticing this bill, Connecticut Carry made the bill and the focus public, submitted written testimony to the committee and wrote emails attacking the bill.

As soon as the bill was defeated, we struck out to investigate the origins of the bill and how so many legislators had come to be so massively misinformed.