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Sandy Hook Elementary School

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  • Join To Honor Those Lost At Sandy Hook

    Nearly a year ago, our state was confronted by an act of confounding evil. For many of us, the emotions we felt that day and in the days after are still raw, as if the events at Sandy Hook Elementary School happened only a moment ago. Of course, no...
  • Gun violence prevention group puts Md. in top tier

    Gun violence prevention group puts Md. in top tier
    Maryland has vaulted into the top tier of states with strong laws to prevent gun violence as a result of legislation pushed by Gov. Martin O'Malley, according to a leading group that advocates for restrictions on access to firearms. The Brady Campaign...
  • Newtown Tragedy The Focus Of Two Hartford Exhibits

    Newtown Tragedy The Focus Of Two Hartford Exhibits
    While the 26 people who died in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings were the most heartbreaking victims of that day of violence, they weren't its only victims. Survivors and town residents struggled for normalcy, and a safe place after the...
  • California has toughest gun control laws in country, study finds

    SACRAMENTO -- California has the toughest gun control laws in the nation, receiving an A- grade in a state-by-state analysis by the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, officials said Monday. In the year...
  • Can you get PTSD from watching media coverage of an event? Maybe

    Post-traumatic stress disorder has been on psychiatry's books for just 23 years, and before the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, no one ever entertained the possibility that watching disturbing images of trauma on TV could give rise to the disorder....
  • Compassion In Remembrance

    Compassion In Remembrance
    A year ago, the unthinkable happened. Connecticut's heart was shattered by a madman's bullets at an elementary school in a postcard-pretty town shortly before Christmas. Now Newtown is becoming ground zero for compassion. No one was more affected by...
  • A Year After Newtown Shootings, Hollywood Resists Scrutiny of Media Violence

    When President Obama spoke on the campus of DreamWorks Animation last month, his only note of admonishment to Hollywood came when he mentioned gun violence, in which he said that "we have got to make sure we are not glorifying it." He mentioned that in...
  • Reclaiming Joy, In Honor Of Newtown Victims

    Reclaiming Joy, In Honor Of Newtown Victims
    In Oyster Shell Park, where trucks on a recent November morning dropped crates of playground equipment as shovels hit the ground, 6-year-old Lauren Wyatt knelt and pressed her small hands mightily into a wet, gray slab of concrete. Her handprint and the...
  • Sandy Hook's victims: Did we let them down?

    The killing last December of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., was expected to finally change this country's apathy toward gun control. It seemed impossible, after so many 6- and 7-year-olds cowering in their...
  • Prayers, calls for action mark vigil for Sandy Hook victims

    Prayers, calls for action mark vigil for Sandy Hook victims
    WASHINGTON — Solemn moments of prayer and the singing of hymns contrasted with calls for political action during a vigil at the Washington National Cathedral on Thursday, almost a year after 20 children and six adults were gunned down at the Sandy...
  • Why the L.A. Community College District banned guns on campus

    Some months after the Sandy Hook murders, Scott J. Svonkin, elected in 2011 to the Los Angeles Community College board of trustees, heard that a couple of his own campuses were hosting gun safety classes. They had to go, he decided. His colleagues...