Sen. Chris Murphy said when he was elected into office in Nov. he never imagined such a terrible tragedy taking place and dictating policy like the massacre in Newtown has. He said the fact that 26 lives were taken in five minutes at Sandy Hook Elementary School cannot be ignored and demand action.
Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) was joined by NYPD commissioner Ray Kelly on Sunday afternoon to call on Congress to pass gun control measures including universal background checks.
The playground that opened Saturday in Sea Bright honors Newtown special education teacher Anne Marie Murphy. Groundbreaking for the Sea Bright playground was on March 1.
Malloy signed the bill at a ceremony Thursday alongside family members of some of the victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, several hours after it won approval in the General Assembly.
Connecticut state lawmakers came to an agreement Monday on what they said will become some of the nation’s toughest gun control laws.
Officials in Bergen County, N.J., formed a task force Monday to focus on school security assessments.
The group co-founded by Mayor Michael Bloomberg also organized Thursday’s “National Day To Demand Action” against gun violence.
Families from Newtown are in Hartford today delivering letters to lawmakers asking for a vote on legislation to make the state safer from gun violence.
According to published report, a law enforcement official said gunman Adam Lanza tracked the death tolls and details of other mass shootings on a massive spread sheet and viewed them as “scores.”
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Wednesday said keeping 10-bullet magazines legal is not tantamount to rolling back the nation’s most stringent gun control measure.
The line between what’s real and what’s not though is now blurred after it was discovered that mass murderers in Norway and the Sandy Hook shooting may have been inspired by violent video games to carry out their massacres.
Thursday marks three months since the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre and many of the families from the school have continued to grapple with the tragedy.
John Hohenwarter, an NRA state liaison, said the group decided to help organize the “lobby day” because there’s an accumulation of “made-for-TV lawmaking, not good policy.”
Upstate gun shops, shooting ranges and county clerks’ offices have seen an upsurge in business, ever since state lawmakers rushed through Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s sweeping set of gun laws.
Twenty-six cyclists were biking from Newtown, Conn., to Washington, D.C., this weekend to send a message.