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Bloomberg Opposes Teachers’ Pension Fund Move To Sell Gun Company Stock

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is a strong opponent of the gun industry and supporter of gun control, but he opposed a move by the teachers’ pension fund to sell its stock in companies that make guns and ammunition.

02/16/2013

Musician Elton John performs onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Elton John Dedicates Performance To Victims Of Sandy Hook Shooting At Grammy Awards

Gone but not forgotten. That was the message in more ways than one on Sunday night, as Elton John took the stage with several other big names in music to perform a tribute to The Band’s late drummer/singer Levon Helm.

02/10/2013

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Sandy Hook Victim’s Widower Dedicates Himself To Mental Health Fundraising

The widower of the school psychologist who was among those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School has dedicated himself to raising money for agencies that provide mental health services to young people.

02/10/2013

Sandy Hook Elementary School - Newtown, Conn. - Dec. 14, 2013 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Newtown School Safety Panel Meeting Postponed Due To Storm

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s commission that’s reviewing state policies following the deadly school shooting in Newtown has postponed its planned hearing on school safety.

02/08/2013

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Funeral Directors Recall Horrors Of Sandy Hook Massacre

Dozens of funeral directors who volunteered or served to help the families of the victims of the Newtown, Conn., elementary school massacre held an emotional service Saturday, during which they recalled the horrors of the incident.

02/02/2013

Parents and members of the community speak at a public hearing on guns in Newtown, Conn. (credit: CBS 2)

Newtown Parents, Community Members Speak At Emotional Public Hearing On Gun Control

The parents who spoke at a public hearing, along with hundreds of others, all agreed that a lot must change in the wake of the tragedy.

01/30/2013

Illegal Guns from a bust in New York City (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gun Rights Advocates Fight Against New Law Signed By Cuomo

A gun advocacy group took the first step Tuesday to legally halting the newly-signed gun laws for New York state.

01/29/2013

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One Million Moms Group Marches For Gun Control In Jersey City

Gun control advocates rallied in Jersey City Saturday, speaking out in the wake of the massacre last month in Newtown, Conn.

01/26/2013

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New Jersey Police Chiefs: Preparation Is Better Than Armed Guards

Some New Jersey police chiefs have expressed serious doubts about the notion of armed guards in schools.

01/26/2013

Baldwin School System Security Command Center (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. Company Offers Schools High-Tech Security Options

IntraLogic Solutions Inc. works with 25 school districts on Long Island and has been getting more calls from concerned superintendents, principals and school administrators about boosting security.

01/24/2013

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)

Connecticut Senators To Propose Assault Weapons Ban

Sen. Richard Blumenthal told The Associated Press the proposed legislation will more narrowly define what’s considered an assault weapon under a resurrected ban and forbid high-capacity magazines.

01/23/2013

A sign welcoming children from Sandy Hook Elementary school sits on the road in Monroe, Connecticut on January 3, 2013. (credit: Timothy Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Sandy Hook Students To Have Shorter School Year Following Massacre

The state Board of Education on Wednesday granted a waiver shortening their school year from the mandatory 180 days to 177 days.

01/23/2013

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

Guns for sale at Stamford gun show (credit: CBS 2)

Bill Would Tax Guns, Ammo In New Jersey To Fund Safety Upgrades

A proposed bill in the New Jersey State Assembly would place an extra tax on guns and ammunition to fund public safety improvements.

01/19/2013

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