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Sandy Hook Elementary School

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  • Fritz Walker: Accidental child shootings are needless tragedies

    The second anniversary of the massacre of 20 6- and 7-year-old children and their six brave teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School is on Sunday. It seems an appropriate time to be reminded that every 30 minutes in America, a child or teen is killed or...
  • Second Circuit To Hear Oral Arguments On Gun Lawsuit

    Second Circuit To Hear Oral Arguments On Gun Lawsuit
    The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday will hear oral arguments in the case of Shew vs. Malloy, a legal challenge to the key provisions of Connecticut's post-Newtown gun control legislation. The lawsuit, filed by a coalition of state gun...
  • Gun Rights Advocates Spar With State At Appeals Court

    Gun Rights Advocates Spar With State At Appeals Court
    NEW YORK — Gun rights advocates wrangled with the state in federal appeals court Tuesday over Connecticut's recently enacted bans on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines, both of which were among the firearms regulations passed...
  • 11th Sandy Hook Family Files Wrongful Death Claim Notice

    11<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> Sandy Hook Family Files Wrongful Death Claim Notice
    Another family of a child killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School filed a notice in probate court Tuesday that it plans to make a wrongful death claim. The family of James Mattioli was the latest to open an estate, bringing to 11 the number of families of...
  • 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:...
  • 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, schools aren't safer

    Two years after Sandy Hook, schools aren't safer
    Two years after the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., it's tempting to think of the horrific incident as a remote, rare event, unlikely to ever hit home. That would be naive. There have been two gun-related incidents in my...
  • Gun can transform dispute into homicide

    Gun can transform dispute into homicide
    Sunday is the second anniversary of the Newtown massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. Thousands of children and teens die each year from gun violence. That's roughly equivalent to a Newtown massacre every three days. The presence of...
  • Small, But Positive Steps Toward Healing

    Small, But Positive Steps Toward Healing
    Parents of children murdered in Newtown two years ago stressed two points to the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission last month. First, they are grateful for the outpouring of love that followed the 2012 tragedy. And second, there is no way that they are, in...
  • 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...