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Sandy Hook Elementary School

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Edinburgh Hit 'The Events' A Highlight Of Arts And Ideas Fest

    Edinburgh Hit 'The Events' A Highlight Of Arts And Ideas Fest
    David Greig remembers walking with his 12-year-old son in the Scottish Highlands in July 2011 when they stopped at a remote town, picked up a newspaper and were stunned at the news: 33-year-old Anders Breivik killed 69 people and wounded 33 others, mostly...
  • NRA criticizes gun-toting demonstrators at Texas fast-food places

    NRA criticizes gun-toting demonstrators at Texas fast-food places
    There may be a line even the National Rifle Assn. won’t cross. The lobbying group that has defended the availability of weapons in the face of mass murders such as the one that shattered an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., apparently has...
  • Making 'not one more' gun death a reality

    Making 'not one more' gun death a reality
    Iwould like to thank Steve Lopez for pointing out the grim "everyday statistics" of gun violence. I have been part of a group that has worked in the L.A. area to change the culture of guns. In many ways we have been successful, with some of the...
  • Mental Crisis Training For Police Welcome

    Police frequently come into contact with people with mental illnesses. Occasionally those interactions end badly, out of misunderstanding — such as last fall's Capitol police shooting of Miriam Care. The unarmed dental hygienist from Stamford may...
  • Isla Vista victim's dad blames government 'idiots'

    Isla Vista victim's dad blames government 'idiots'
    With a California town grieving the deaths of six college students killed by a mentally ill man, one victim's father Monday blamed the killings on politicians who failed to tighten gun laws after a mass school shooting in Newtown, Conn. Richard Martinez,...
  • Zumiez at Mall in Columbia seeks to memorialize victims

    Zumiez at Mall in Columbia seeks to memorialize victims
    A "B" and a "T" are etched into the black stone floor at Zumiez to remember Brianna Benlolo and Tyler Johnson. Customers might not even notice the understated initials at the entrance of the Mall in Columbia skate shop. Not unless they were staring at...
  • Connecticut's Republican Gubernatorial Candidates: Who Are They?

    Connecticut's Republican Gubernatorial Candidates: Who Are They?
    Mark Boughton Age: 50 Hometown: Danbury Occupation: Mayor of Danbury Background: A product of Connecticut public schools and state universities, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton is running as a "blue-collar" Republican who says he understands the...
  • Hollywood Should Think Twice About Shooting in Heavily-Armed Georgia

    Watch TV lately and it's hard to miss the little peach logo indicating the program was shot in Georgia. And shooting, of a different kind, is something with which Georgians appear particularly enamored, having just enacted the U.S.' most permissive gun...