Sandy Hook shooting
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.
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.
A proposed bill in the New Jersey State Assembly would place an extra tax on guns and ammunition to fund public safety improvements.
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.
Sandy Hook Promise, formerly known as Newtown United, announced an initiative aimed at preventing future violent tragedies by calling for a national dialogue and action on gun control, mental health care and public safety.
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.
Vice President Joe Biden has offered to talk with any families of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre who would like to speak with him personally, according to a Newtown, Conn., group.
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.
Connecticut’s chief medical examiner says he doubts toxicological tests and genetic analysis of the body of the gunman who fatally shot 20 children and six educators at an elementary school will explain his actions.
Educators and security experts came together to discuss everything from installing new cameras, lockdown systems and to remind everyone that if you see something, say something.
Stratford Mayor John Harkins said he had met with Victoria Soto’s family and discussed how the town could honor her memory.
A survey released late last week showed uncertainty among New York state school board members about whether students have adequate access to mental health services.
The police chief in a Connecticut city has halted permits for gun shows, saying he’s concerned any firearms purchased there might one day be used in a mass shooting.
Gov. Dannel Malloy said he would be “deeply disappointed” if the allegation is true.
Experts say the county will have a difficult time defending the refusal, because New York state law classifies the data as public.