Newtown school shooting
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.
A state employee at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is being accused of letting her husband view the body of Newtown school gunman Adam Lanza.
Princeton University Cornel West says society needs to start caring about children of color getting killed in urban areas like they do for the kids gunned down in the Newtown school shooting.
Newtown Child To NORAD: Can Santa ‘Bring Extra Presents So I Can Deliver Them To Families That Lost Kids?’
“I’m from Newtown, Connecticut, where the shooting was,” she remembers the child asking. “Is it possible that Santa can bring extra presents so I can deliver them to the families that lost kids?”
The president of the University of Rhode Island has issued a statement supporting the right of a professor to express his views after he called for the National Rifle Association CEO’s “head on a stick.”
Comparing a slain teacher to Jesus, Cardinal Timothy Dolan told mourners Thursday that Anne Marie Murphy’s death in the Connecticut elementary school shootings helped unify a nation moved by what she had done.