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Neil Heslin

Gov. Chris Christie speaks at his inauguration on Jan. 21, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Newtown Parents Call On NJ Gov. Chris Christie To Sign Ammo Bill

Parents of children killed in the 2012 Newtown, Conn., school shooting joined Democrats Thursday in calling on New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to sign a ban on ammunition magazines that hold more than 10 rounds.

05/22/2014

In this photo illustration a Rock River Arms AR-15 rifle is seen on December 18, 2012 in Miami, Florida. The weapon is similar in style to the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle that was used during the Newtown massacre (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Group From Newtown Urges Hedge Fund To Stop Funding Assault Rifle Manufacturer

After the Dec. 14 massacre at Newtown, Cerberus Capital Management said it would sell Freedom Group, the company that makes the Bushmaster .223 rifle used in the rampage.

09/24/2013

Vice President Joe Biden and Mayor Bloomberg (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden, Bloomberg Lead Charge To Shame Congress On Gun Control

Don’t you remember the heartbreak of the Newton massacre? That was the message delivered to Washington lawmakers by parents who lost their children on that bleak morning 97 days ago.

03/21/2013

Neil Heslin, father of six-year-old Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victim Jesse Lewis, holds a picture of him with Jesse as he testifies during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee February 27, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Father Of Sandy Hook Victim Brings Capitol Hill To Tears, Wants Assault Weapons Ban

Neil Heslin, on Wednesday urged lawmakers to consider the prohibition for his son, Jesse, who was 6 years old.

02/27/2013

Sandy Hook Elementary School

Parents Of Newtown Victims Urge Enforcement Of Gun Laws

Hundreds of people, including numerous gun rights advocates, turned out for the daylong public hearing, with 1,300 signing up to speak, according to one lawmaker.

01/28/2013