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Sandy Hook Families Sue Newtown, Schools, Citing Lax Security

At least two families of Sandy Hook victims are suing the town of Newtown.

January 13, 2015
A photograph of Jessica Redfield Ghawi, killed in the Aurora shooting, sits near the podium during a press conference at the US Capitol in Washington, DC on December 10, 2014 (AFP Photo/Saul Loeb) (Correction: Jessica Redfield Ghawi was originally misidentified in this caption.)

Newtown Marks Massacre Anniversary With Reflection

On Sunday, Newtown marked the second anniversary of the Sandy Hook massacre.

December 15, 2014
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Obama Must Remember Sandy Hook

How the president can honor the children who were murdered two years ago.

December 13, 2014
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Sandy Hook Families File Wrongful Death Claim Notices

The families are considering legal action against the manufacturer of the gun used in the massacre.

December 9, 2014
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Newtown Official: Sandy Hook Shooting Donations Divided Town

By Dave Altimari, The Hartford Courant HARTFORD, Conn. — The distribution of donations made to Newtown following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was so problematic that it has likely left “a permanent fracture in the community,” First Selectwoman Pat Llodra said Friday. Llodra and Superintendent Joseph V. Erardi Jr. appeared before the state’s Sandy […]

September 12, 2014
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Weekend Reader: ‘Six Amendments: How And Why We Should Change The Constitution’

Today the Weekend Reader brings you Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution, by former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice John Paul Stevens. In Six Amendments, Justice Stevens draws on his 35 years of serving on the high court to challenge its very foundation — the United States Constitution.  It was two years ago this […]

July 19, 2014
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Two Years After Aurora, Where’s The Gun Reform?

It’s been two years since the tragic Aurora, Colorado theater shooting, which killed 12 people and injured 70. But although many politicians, including President Obama, vowed that the nation would finally do something to strengthen gun regulations, Congress still hasn’t passed a single gun control law since. In fact, Congress hasn’t passed any major gun reform since […]

July 18, 2014
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