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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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:...
  • Connecticut approves $5 million for new Sandy Hook school

    Connecticut approves $5 million for new Sandy Hook school
    Connecticut's bond commission Wednesday approved $5 million in funding to cover design costs for a new elementary school in Newtown, after the original was torn down following one of America's worst mass shootings there in 2012. The money is part of a...
  • Venezuelan Guilty Of Hoax Calls To Newtown Families Following Sandy Hook Tragedy

    Venezuelan Guilty Of Hoax Calls To Newtown Families Following Sandy Hook Tragedy
    HARTFORD - A Venezuelan citizen pleaded guilty in Hartford to threatening Thursday in scores of telephone calls he made to people in Newtown after disturbed gunman Adam Lanza shot and killed 26 people two years ago, including 20 first graders at Sandy...
  • 95 school shootings since Sandy Hook, analysis finds

    95 school shootings since Sandy Hook, analysis finds
    There have been 95 shootings on K-12 and college campuses — an average of nearly one every week — in the two years since the deadly attack at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., according to a new analysis by two anti-gun...
  • 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...
  • New Report on Lanza: Parental Denial, Breakdowns, Missed Opportunities

    New Report on Lanza: Parental Denial, Breakdowns, Missed Opportunities
    In February 2007, Yale clinicians identified in Adam Lanza what they believed were profound emotional disabilities and offered him treatment that they said could give him relief for the first time in his troubled life. But Adam was angry and anxious,...