Newtown school shooting
A new Quinnipiac University Poll on gun-control shows overwhelming support — 92 – 7 percent — for background checks for all gun buyers with support for universal background checks 91 – 8 percent among voters […]
A father whose son died in the Newtown school shooting believes that new gun laws are not the answer.
Parents of children killed in the Newtown school shooting called for better enforcement of gun laws and tougher penalties for violators Monday at a hearing that revealed the divide in the gun-control debate, with advocates for gun rights shouting at the father of one 6-year-old victim.
A month after a gunman killed 26 people at an elementary school, some Newtown parents say the building should be demolished, while others believe the school should be renovated and the areas where the killings occurred removed.
A Newtown official is calling on Florida Atlantic University to fire one of its professors who is speculating if the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting actually happened.
Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday heard personal stories of gun violence from representatives of victims groups and gun-safety organizations as he drafts the Obama administration’s response to the shooting at a Connecticut elementary school. He pledged that action would be taken.
A Connecticut lawmaker has apologized after saying in a Facebook post that shooting victim and former Arizona U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords should “stay out of my towns.”
Investigators say that Newtown gunman Adam Lanza wore earplugs while he was killing 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Harvard University is hosting a discussion on gun violence as a public health crisis after a gunman killed his mother before he gunned down 20 children and six educators at a Connecticut elementary school.
Director Quentin Tarantino calls it “disrespectful” to the victims of the Newtown school shooting to link that tragedy to movie violence.