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Sandy Hook Elementary School

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  • After mass killings, can media prevent copycats?

    After mass killings, can media prevent copycats?
    Remember Columbine? Remember the novelty of it all? Mass shootings had occurred before, but April 20, 1999, felt unprecedented, both for the deaths and the depth with which we got to know Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold after the massacre. Fifteen years...
  • Lawyers spar over Maryland assault weapon ban in federal court

    Lawyers spar over Maryland assault weapon ban in federal court
    Lawyers for the state and gun rights advocates debated in federal court Tuesday about the government's power to hem in the Second Amendment to ward off mass shootings. Spectators crammed into a federal courtroom in downtown Baltimore to watch the...
  • Sandy Hook mother pushes mental health bill

    Dylan Hockley was a mischievous 6-year-old boy who loved chocolate, Superman and playing with his older brother. After he was gunned down Dec. 14, 2012, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., his mother, Nicole Hockley, made it her mission...
  • Why we need background checks on more gun sales

    Whenever I write about guns, I expect my mailbag to fill up. Today is no exception after I wrote, "Our obsession with guns is killings us." Two questions from readers keep coming up. One has to do with whether gun sales at gun shows and over the...
  • One mom takes aim at gun violence

    One mom takes aim at gun violence
    We can do better. Better than 82 people shot in one city in 84 hours. Better than a father losing two of his children, a year apart, to gun violence. Better than a shooting per week on school grounds across the country since the Sandy Hook Elementary...
  • More than $28 million donated to Newtown shooting victims: report

    More than $28 million donated to Newtown shooting victims: report
    More than $28 million has been donated to support people affected by the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, and more than half the money has been distributed, a Connecticut attorney general report said on Tuesday. The report found most of that...
  • Mental Illness Shouldn't Be Kept In Closet

    Mental Illness Shouldn't Be Kept In Closet
    How special it is when celebrity athletes use their gifts to "win" at causes other than sports. Royce White is a collegiate-turned-professional basketball player. Like many outstanding college players, White gained national attention in high school,...
  • Related story: Gun violence at U.S. schools continues to grow sharply

    A fatal shooting in Oregon on Tuesday was the 31st firearms attack at a U.S. school since the start of the year, marking a sharp acceleration in the rash of violence that has occurred on campuses across the nation. The incidents range from the 20 people...
  • Gun control supporters march in Brooklyn

    Nearly 1,000 people marched two miles across the Brooklyn Bridge to New York's City Hall on Saturday to rally against gun violence. Once the marchers reached City Hall, they heard speeches by Shannon Watts, the head of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense...
  • Anti-gun billionaire Bloomberg takes on NRA

    Anti-gun billionaire Bloomberg takes on NRA
    It may be a longer, hotter summer for the gun freaks than they have had in some time — mainly the National Rifle Association, which approaches every election with a strategy to oppose everything and dole out money only to candidates who pledge...
  • Moment of Friday: Turning weapons into music, from singer Ceci Bastida

    Moment of Friday: Turning weapons into music, from singer Ceci Bastida
    In the song "Una Vez Más," (One More Time), Ceci Bastida sings from the point of a view of a school shooter. "If you dare to insult me one more time, you'll see how I get my revenge," she sings (in Spanish) to a hum of snare drums and synthesizers. "One,...