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  • Keeping guns from mentally ill should be common sense

    Keeping guns from mentally ill should be common sense
    As a recent letter to the editor noted, studies have shown that a gun in the home increases the risk of suicide, murder and accidents ("Arming school employees only raises danger," April 7). As a footnote to all the media coverage about the massacre...
  • Newtown shooter's reading list?

    Newtown shooter's reading list?
    The search warrant for the home of Adam Lanza, who went on a murderous pre-Christmas rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., included some chilling items, including a New York Times articla about a 2008 school shooting. It also mentioned...
  • Why we should ban assault weapons

    Why we should ban assault weapons
    In 2002, John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo terrorized the Washington region for three weeks by firing bullets at innocent people in parking lots and at gas stations, ultimately killing 10 people and wounding three others. They used a Bushmaster XM-15...
  • Newtown Official: Sandy Hook Shooting Donations Divided Town

    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...
  • Colorado candidate gets death threat after questioning Sandy Hook massacre

    DENVER (Reuters) - A candidate for a county commission seat in Colorado said on Friday he received a death threat after questioning whether the 2012 school shooting that killed 20 children in Connecticut was a hoax. Thomas Ready, a Republican candidate...
  • Newtown donations created deep rift after shootings, official says

    Newtown donations created deep rift after shootings, official says
    The millions of dollars in donations and grants that poured into Newtown, Connecticut, in the aftermath of one of the worst school massacres in U.S. history have created a deep, "permanent fracture" in the community, a town official said on Friday....
  • Compassion seen as way to eliminate 'epidemic of anger' in schools

    Anyone who sets foot in a school has seen them the kids everyone picks on. They are the ones with poor hygiene, who throw tantrums or chairs; the children who seem like too much trouble. If Scarlett Lewis had her way, each would be embraced. Less...
  • Connecticut schools should have unarmed guards to prevent shootings: expert

    HARTFORD Conn. (Reuters) - A security expert told the Connecticut panel reviewing the response to the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School that the state should rely on well trained, but not armed, guards to prevent such incidents in the future....
  • Rekha Basu: Iowa summit serves reminder of why religion, politics don't mix

    Of everything coming out of this year's Iowa Family Leadership Summit, the fear factor is what stayed with me. It was a constant, discomfiting undercurrent, like a loose nail poking up in your shoe. It was organization President Bob Vander Plaats...
  • More than $28 million donated to Newtown shooting victims: report

    More than $28 million donated to Newtown shooting victims: report
    More than $28 million has been donated to support people affected by the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, and more than half the money has been distributed, a Connecticut attorney general report said on Tuesday. The report found most of that...
  • Need More And Bigger Guns?

    Great news that a few brave souls are demanding repeal of Senate Bill 1160, Connecticut's gun control legislation passed in the wake of the December 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School [July 28, Page 1, "Aim Is To Send An Election Message"]....
  • After mass killings, can media prevent copycats?

    After mass killings, can media prevent copycats?
    Remember Columbine? Remember the novelty of it all? Mass shootings had occurred before, but April 20, 1999, felt unprecedented, both for the deaths and the depth with which we got to know Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold after the massacre. Fifteen years...