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Victims Of Newtown Massacre Ran In Boston Marathon To Honor Their Own Dead

An update posted on the group’s Facebook page said all members crossed the finish line before the explosions went off.

04/15/2013

Sign outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. - Dec. 14, 2012 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Hands Over Radio Address To Sandy Hook Mom Urging Gun Reforms

President Barack Obama was not heard this week for his weekly radio address; he instead turned it over to the mother of one of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre victims, who advocated for a tighter gun restrictions.

04/13/2013

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) speaks next to a display of assault weapons during a news conference on January 24, 2013. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Murphy Demands Action On Gun Control In Maiden Speech On Senate Floor

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.

04/10/2013

Kelly And Schumer On Gun Control

Gun Control Supporters Speak Out, With Senate Deal Reportedly Near

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.

04/07/2013

Sign outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. - Dec. 14, 2012 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Playground Honoring Sandy Hook, Superstorm Sandy Victims Opens In Sea Bright

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.

04/07/2013

Conn. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signs new gun control bill into law on Thursday, April 4, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Gov. Dannel Malloy Signs Sweeping Conn. Gun Control Bill Into Law

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.

04/04/2013

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Connecticut Lawmakers Reach Deal On Gun Control Legislation

Connecticut state lawmakers came to an agreement Monday on what they said will become some of the nation’s toughest gun control laws.

04/01/2013

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School Security Task Force Set Up For Bergen County

Officials in Bergen County, N.J., formed a task force Monday to focus on school security assessments.

04/01/2013

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Mayors Against Illegal Guns Out With New Ad Featuring Newtown Families

The group co-founded by Mayor Michael Bloomberg also organized Thursday’s “National Day To Demand Action” against gun violence.

03/28/2013

Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford (file / Used with permission of the Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.)

Newtown Families Head To Hartford To Press For Gun Reform

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.

03/22/2013

A man pays tribute to the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. (Photo credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Malloy Seeks Release Of Information On Newtown Massacre After Gunman Details Leaked

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.”

03/21/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Cuomo: Allowing 10-Bullet Magazines Doesn’t Constitute Gun Control Rollback

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.

03/20/2013

An advertisement for the game Call of Duty Black Ops 2. (credit: Getty Images)

Psychologist Warns About Dangers Of Violent Games Amid Calls For More Regulation

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.

03/19/2013

A Starshine Watchdog

Stuffed Toy Helps Survivors Cope With Sandy Hook Massacre

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.

03/13/2013

A membership card for the National Rifle Association. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

NRA Steps Up CT Lobbying Effort; ‘Thousands’ Hit Capitol To Oppose Gun Control

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.”

03/11/2013

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