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Another school shooting rekindles gun violence debate in US

Source: Politics Balla | Dec 14 2013, 3:03am CST | by IANS

Washington, Dec 14 (IANS) As America prepared to mark the first anniversary Saturday of the "massacre of the innocents" at an elementary school, a student opened fire inside a Colorado high school rekindling an angry debate over gun violence.
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How A Sandy Hook Survival Story Pushed Sarah Clements To Advocate For Gun Reform

Nov 4 2014 2:41pm CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Sarah Clements was just a high school student when her mother, a teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary School, survived the 2012 shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Now Clements says she’s working to "transform that pain into positive action." In an interview with HuffPost Live on Monday, Clements discussed her advocacy work and how she hopes to engage Americans, and young voters in particular, on t ...
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Voters Favor Background Checks For Gun Sales, But The Issue Isn't Driving Their Votes

Oct 31 2014 2:36pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- A week after another school shooting, support for gun background checks remains widespread among voters, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll has found. But while nearly half of Americans would like to see stricter gun laws, few see it as a major campaign issue despite a concerted effort by pro-gun control groups in this year's midterm elections. Forty-nine percent of likely voters said gun laws in the ...
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Therapists missed Newtown gunman's rage as a teenager: report

Oct 24 2014 6:47pm CDT | Source: Townhall's

By Richard Weizel HARTFORD Conn. (Reuters) - The extent of Newtown school shooter Adam Lanza's growing rage, isolation and delu ...
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Holder: Gun control among biggest failures

Oct 21 2014 11:29am CDT | Source: Infowars

“I think the inability to pass reasonable gun safety laws after the Newtown massacre is something that weigh ...
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Holder: Gun control among biggest failures

Oct 21 2014 11:01am CDT | Source: WND

(THE HILL) Outgoing Attorney Gen. Eric Holder on Monday listed the Obama administration’s inability to enact more stringent gun control regulations as among the biggest failures of his tenure, saying the matter “weighs heavily” on his mind. “I think the inability to pass reasonable gun safety laws after the Newtown massacre is something that weighs heavily on my mind,” Holder said during an interview aired on CNN. Long-sought measures req ...
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Holder: Failure to Pass Gun Control Is My Biggest Failure

Oct 20 2014 5:49pm CDT | Source: Big Government

Attorney General Eric Holder said that his biggest failure during his time as head of the Justice Department was failing to pass expanded gun control laws and criticized former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta for his negative characterizations of the president during an interview aired on Monday’s broadcast of “The Lead” on CNN. “I think the inability to pass reasonable gun safety laws after the Newtown m ...
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Threat Leads To Evacuation Of Sandy Hook School

Oct 1 2014 1:29pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

MONROE, Conn. (AP) — A threat has led to the evacuation of the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. Nancy Bartosik of the superintendent's office in the town of Monroe says the students are being moved Wednesday to a nearby school where they can be picked up by their parents. She says she does not immediately have information on the nature of the threat. A gunman killed 20 first-grade students and six educators at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown on Decem ...
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