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  • UNH Student Who Brought Guns To Campus Sentenced To 2 Years

    UNH Student Who Brought Guns To Campus Sentenced To 2 Years
    MILFORD — Before a Superior Court judge sentenced William Dong to two years in prison Friday, the former University of New Haven student had a chance to explain why he brought rounds of ammunition and firearms — including an illegal Bushmaster...
  • Animals and humans sometimes kill their young -- the question is why

    Among the endless stream of bad news in the media, every now and then something occurs that it is so horrendous that it stops us in our tracks. That has happened once again with Tuesday's massacre at a school in Peshawar, Pakistan. Among the victims:...
  • Why Must Society Accept Untreated Mental Illness?

    Why Must Society Accept Untreated Mental Illness?
    The families of nine people killed in the Newtown school massacre filed a lawsuit Monday. The suit charged Bushmaster Firearms International, Camfour Inc. and Riverview Gun Sales with wrongful death in the 2012 tragedy that left 20 children and six...
  • Targeting 'assault weapons' again

    Targeting 'assault weapons' again
    The 1994 federal law banning "assault weapons" was a high point of the gun control movement and Bill Clinton's presidency. Signing the bill, he said it was the beginning of "our effort to restore safety and security to the people of this country." But...
  • Newtown victims' families sue maker of gun used in 2012 attack

    Newtown victims' families sue maker of gun used in 2012 attack
    The families of nine people killed in a 2012 massacre at a Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school sued the maker of the gun used in the attack on Monday, saying the weapon should not have been sold because it had no reasonable civilian purpose. While...
  • Sandy Hook Families' Suit Against Gun Maker Will Test Federal Law

    Sandy Hook Families' Suit Against Gun Maker Will Test Federal Law
    The lawsuit filed Monday by victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting, seeking to hold liable the manufacturer of the Bushmaster AR-15 used in the massacre, will test the 2005 federal law designed to protect gun companies by using an exemption normally...
  • Families of Newtown victims sue maker and sellers of Adam Lanza's gun

    The families of several victims killed by a gunman at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., have filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the gun Adam Lanza used to kill 26 people, 20 of them children, according to a law firm representing...
  • Families of Newtown massacre victims plan lawsuits

    Families of Newtown massacre victims plan lawsuits
    Parents of almost half the young children killed by a gunman at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, two years ago on Sunday have taken initial steps toward filing lawsuits tied to one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history. For a...
  • Sandy Hook Two Years Later: Where Is The Aid Going?

    Sandy Hook Two Years Later: Where Is The Aid Going?
    At a recent meeting of the state's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, the mother of one of the 20 children killed two years ago said trying to get help has been at best confusing, and at worst impossible, for many families. "It is absolutely...
  • Connecticut town marks second anniversary of school massacre

    Residents of Newtown, Connecticut gathered at a somber prayer service on Sunday to remember the 20 young children and six educators killed by a gunman two years ago in one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history. The town, located some 78 miles...
  • Two Years After Sandy Hook, Support For Gun Rights Up

    Two Years After Sandy Hook, Support For Gun Rights Up
    The depressing irony on Connecticut's sad anniversary is that the post-Newtown era is seeing increasing support for gun rights. Is this the waning of the Newtown effect? For the first time in two decades, there is — tragically — more support...