Sandy Hook shooting
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A gun advocacy group took the first step Tuesday to legally halting the newly-signed gun laws for New York state.
Gun control advocates rallied in Jersey City Saturday, speaking out in the wake of the massacre last month in Newtown, Conn.
Some New Jersey police chiefs have expressed serious doubts about the notion of armed guards in schools.
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.
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.
The state Board of Education on Wednesday granted a waiver shortening their school year from the mandatory 180 days to 177 days.
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.