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Newtown Families: We’ll Keep Fighting For Gun Law

Some families who lost loved ones in December’s massacre at a Connecticut elementary school say they are very disappointed by the Senate’s defeat of expanded background checks for gun sales and vow to continue their fight.

04/21/2013

File photo of a memorial for the victims of the Newtown shooting. (credit: Getty Images)

Newtown Parents Back Study For Clues To Violence

The parents of a 6-year-old girl killed in the Newtown school shooting are seeking answers about what could lead a person to commit such violence.

04/15/2013

File photo of a supporter at a rally for safer gun control laws following the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Motive Remains Unclear In Newtown School Shooting

Newly released search warrants in the Newtown school shooting have revealed that gunman Adam Lanza’s home was packed with weapons and ammunition, but the documents do not shed any new light on what could have driven him to massacre 20 children and six educators inside an elementary school.

03/29/2013

File photo of a rally supporting gun control legislation in Connecticut. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Prosecutor: Lanza Killed 26 People, Himself Within 5 Minutes Entering School

Search warrants used in the investigation of the Newtown school shooting are being released along with a statement from prosecutors about their work to unravel the motives of the 20-year-old gunman.

03/28/2013

A man holds up a sign with with a depiction of an assault weapon during a rally at the Connecticut State Capital to promote gun control legislation in the wake of the December 14, 2012, school shooting in Newtown on February 14, 2013 in Hartford, Connecticut. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Newtown Residents Upset About NRA Robocalls

Some residents of the Connecticut community devastated by December’s school shooting said they’re outraged over robocalls they’ve received from the National Rifle Association only three months after a gunman killed 20 first-graders and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

03/25/2013

File photo of Conn. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Malloy’s Newtown Panel Backs Expanded Gun Ban

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s commission reviewing the Newtown school shooting is recommending a ban on the sale and possession of all guns that can fire more than 10 rounds without reloading.

03/15/2013

File photo of a semi-automatic weapon. (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown Shootings Prompt Debate Over Guns In R.I.

Proposals to ban semi-automatic weapons and high-capacity magazines and impose a $100-per-gun fee to register a firearm with police are all under consideration as state lawmakers in Rhode Island prepare for a major gun policy debate following the elementary school massacre in Connecticut.

03/03/2013

File photo of Rep. Dianne Feinstein of California. (credit: Getty Images)

Senate Panel Hearing From Newtown Father, Doctor On Assault Weapons Ban

Heslin is set to testify to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday in support of legislation by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., to ban assault weapons.

02/27/2013

File photo of a gun and ammunition. (Photo illustration by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gun Raffles Stoke Debate After Conn. Shooting

Police chiefs in New Hampshire wanted more money for their youth training program. A youth hockey team in North Dakota needed more ice time. Both saw giving away guns as the answer.

02/17/2013

A man lays flowers at a memorial for those killed in the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Condolences For School Shooting Head To Storage

Public viewing of mementos has ended and the memorabilia sent from around the world offering condolences after 20 children and six educators were shot dead at a Newtown elementary school now heads to storage.

02/17/2013

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