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Wednesday, Jan 9, 2013

NRA Calls for Armed Police Officer in Every School

NRA Calls for Armed Police Officer in Every School

The nation's largest gun-rights lobby is calling for armed police officers to be posted in every American school to stop the next killer "waiting in the wings." The National Rifle Association broke its...

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2013

26 Bells, Moment of Silence Honor Newtown Victims

26 Bells, Moment of Silence Honor Newtown Victims

Church bells across the country rang 26 times Friday morning—one for each of the victims killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School —to mark the one-week anniversary of the Connecticut shootings.

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012

Family of Josephine Gay Releases Statement

Family of Josephine Gay Releases Statement

On Friday, December 14, 2012, our beautiful daughter, Josephine Grace Gay, was killed in an unimaginable tragedy at her elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.

Friday, Dec 21, 2012

Cardinal Compares Slain Newtown Teacher to Jesus

Cardinal Compares Slain Newtown Teacher to Jesus

Five more children were being laid to rest Thursday, as well as a Sandy Hook Elementary teacher who was compared to Jesus for giving up her life to protect others. Other victims of the Newtown school shootings...

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012

Will Newtown Prompt Gun Reform in Washington?

Will Newtown Prompt Gun Reform in Washington?

The never-ending and seldom-evolving debate over gun control has arguably reached its moment of truth: If the massacre of 20 schoolchildren in Newtown, Conn., doesn’t prompt America to clamp down on firearms...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012

Heroic Teacher, Children Laid to Rest in Newtown

Heroic Teacher, Children Laid to Rest in Newtown

The 27-year-old first-grade teacher who was gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School trying to shield her first-graders was among the victims of last week's massacre being laid to rest Wednesday.

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012

Obama Sets Jan. Deadline for Gun Control Proposals

Obama Sets Jan. Deadline for Gun Control Proposals

Spurred by a horrific elementary school shooting, President Barack Obama tasked his administration Wednesday with creating concrete proposals to reduce gun violence that has plagued the country.

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012

Victor Cruz Visits Family of Young Newtown Victim

Victor Cruz Visits Family of Young Newtown Victim

New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz has visited the home of the 6-year-old Connecticut shooting victim who was buried in a replica Cruz jersey. Jack Pinto was among 20 children shot to death Friday in Newtown.

Saturday, Feb 2, 2013

Newtown Teacher's Aide Died Cradling Dying Student

Newtown Teacher's Aide Died Cradling Dying Student

Stories of beauty and selflessness in the face of horror continue to trickle out in the wake of last week's mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary. The latest is the story of Anne Marie Murphy, an aide assigned...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012

Emilie Parker's Father: "Remember These Beautiful Children"

Emilie Parker's Father: "Remember These Beautiful Children"

The father of 6-year-old Emilie Parker, who was killed in the Connecticut school shooting, said that his family has been humbled by the “countless kind gestures, words and prayers” in the days since the tragedy....

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