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Guns turned in as part of a gun buyback program in Bridgeport, Conn. - Dec. 22, 2012 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dueling Visions Of Guns In America Dominate Weekend Discourse

Dueling visions of guns in America were heard across the country this weekend – from rallies in favor of the right to bear arms to churches focusing on how to prevent gun violence.

01/20/2013

Connecticut State Capitol (credit: League of Women Voters of Connecticut, Inc.)

Panel To Discuss Safety Changes In Connecticut After Newtown Massacre

A panel was set to meet for the first time this week, after being ordered by Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to recommend possible changes to state laws and policies in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School Massacre.

01/20/2013

Sandy Hook Elementary School Teacher Victoria Soto (credit: CBS 2)

Stratford, Conn. Town Council Votes To Name School For Slain Teacher

The Town Council in Stratford, Conn., voted Monday to name a school after a teacher who was killed in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown and hailed as a hero.

01/14/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Malloy To Biden: Tighter Gun Control Is Needed

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has told Vice President Joe Biden he wants to see the federal government reinstate a ban on assault weapons, and outlaw high-capacity ammunition magazines in the wake of the Newtown school killings.

01/13/2013

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New Jersey Lawmaker Calls For Silent Alarms In Schools

A New Jersey lawmaker has thrown out an idea to keep schools safe in the wake of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

01/12/2013

New Sandy Hook Elementary

As Sandy Hook Students Prepare To Return To School, They Also Cope With Anxiety

Students who survived the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown will soon return to classes at another school in Monroe, and many have been experiencing anxiety.

01/02/2013

AR-15 Assault Rifle (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Assault Rifles, Ammo Flying Off Shelves After Newtown Massacre

Gun enthusiasts have been stocking up in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., elementary school massacre – flocking to gun shows to get their hands on parts and weapons out of fear that lawmakers will take a harder stance on gun control in the coming year.

12/29/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: Armed Guards In Staten Island Schools Are A ‘Terrible Idea’

A proposal on Staten Island to put retired police officers with guns in all borough schools received a blunt response from Mayor Michael Bloomberg this week.

12/29/2012

Guns seized from a car following a police chase in Queens (credit: NYPD)

Police Wonder If They’ll Need To Confiscate Assault Weapons In Event Of Ban

Amid talk of reinstating the assault weapons ban that expired eight years ago, police departments nationwide are thinking of ways to confiscate such weapons.

12/22/2012

Newtown School Shooting Victims Composite (credit: CBS 2)

Last Newtown Massacre Victims Laid To Rest

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy has ordered state flags to return to full staff beginning at sunset Saturday night, after the last of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre were laid to rest.

12/22/2012

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Quinn: NRA Plan To Avoid Mass-Shootings Is ‘Stupid, Asinine’

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn slammed the National Rifle Association’s suggestion on how to prevent further school shootings.

12/22/2012

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Christie On Guns: A ‘National Discussion’ Is Immediately Warranted

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Wednesday that gun control is among the issues that must be examined to prevent tragedies like the deadly elementary school shootings in Newtown, Conn.

12/19/2012

Adam Lanza (credit: Yearbook Photo/WFSB)

Report: Newtown Gunman Adam Lanza Spent Days In Basement Playing Call Of Duty

A neighborhood plumber said in a published report this week that Newtown, Conn., gunman Adam Lanza spent his days in the basement of the house he shared with his mother, playing violent video games amid posters showcasing military equipment.

12/19/2012

Allison Wyatt

Allison Wyatt Remembered For Generosity, Talent In Drawing

Allison Wyatt is being remembered a kind and generous girl with a penchant for creating art.

12/18/2012

Caroline Previdi, 6 (credit: family photo)

Newtown Victim Caroline Previdi Was ‘Always Wanting Others To Smile’

“Silly Caroline” Previdi was remembered after the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre that took her life for her infectious grin and giving heart.

12/18/2012

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