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Holder Says Lack Of New Gun Laws Is His ‘Single Failure’

The attorney general explains how the gun lobby won after Sandy Hook.

February 9, 2015
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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
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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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We Need To Talk About Guns, Whether The NRA Likes It Or Not

Will Congress ever summon the courage to act on this pressing public health crisis?

December 11, 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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School District Was Discussing Mental-Health Funding On Day Of Shooting

The day of the shootings at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, Superintendent Becky Berg was discussing a $10 million grant for mental health services in her school’s district.

November 3, 2014
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LAUSD Police To Give Up Some Weaponry Obtained In Federal Program

By Stephen Ceasar, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Unified school police officials said Tuesday that the department will relinquish some of the military weaponry it acquired through a federal program that furnishes local law enforcement with surplus equipment. The move comes as education and civil rights groups have called on the U.S. […]

September 17, 2014
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Proposed Site Of Sandy Hook Playground Sparks Debate

By Jenny Wilson, The Hartford Courant HARTFORD, Conn. — Environmentalists in West Haven, Conn., have raised objections to the proposed site for a Sandy Hook memorial playground because development of the idyllic shoreline location is restricted under a 2007 agreement. But city officials and project leaders say they remain committed to building the playground in the […]

April 15, 2014
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Peter Lanza: ‘Adam Would Have Killed Me’

By Alaine Griffin, The Hartford Courant HARTFORD, Conn. — Peter Lanza, the father of Sandy Hook Elementary School killer Adam Lanza, said in an interview in The New Yorker that he wished his second-born son who shot 20 elementary school children and six educators “had never been born.” In an article written following a series […]

March 10, 2014
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Alleged 12-Year-Old U.S. Shooter ‘Planned’ Attack: Police

Los Angeles (AFP) – The 12-year-old gunman accused of wounding a teacher and two students when he opened fire at a New Mexico middle school planned his attack, police said Wednesday. “We found evidence to believe it was thought out, and planned, prior,” New Mexico State Police Chief Pete Kassetas told reporters. In the latest […]

January 16, 2014