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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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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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FBI Says No One Killed at Sandy Hook

Sep 24 2014 5:57pm CDT | Source: Infowars

FBI publishes crime report showing "0" deaths occurred in Newtown ...
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GOP Candidate Apologizes For Newtown Truther Remarks

Sep 14 2014 9:32am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

DENVER (AP) — A Pueblo County commission candidate said an article posted on Facebook saying the Newtown shootings were a hoax said his remarks were misunderstood. The Denver Post reported Saturday (http://dpo.st/1xZEnTX ) that Tom Ready apologized for hurting those affected by the December 2012 shootings in the Connecticut city that killed 20 children and six adults at an elementary school. The article posted by R ...
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Massachusetts Creates National Gun Safety Model

Sep 3 2014 3:46pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

While states in much of the country were content to take quick action to address gun violence, Massachusetts took time to craft a comprehensive and strong bill which has garnered wide support. Our law in Massachusetts is unique. We are, for example, the only state that both closes the intractable secondary gun sales loophole and gives law enforcement officials discretion over allowing rifle and shotgun ownership. Following the horrific instance of violen ...
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Obama is the man who doesn't WANT to have a plan

Sep 2 2014 11:22am CDT | Source: Big Government

In response to Feinstein: Obama is a Too Cautious Man Without a Plan: Obama isn't cautious about ISIS, he's annoyed.  He has stuff he wants to do to the United States, and he was really enjoying the luxurious perks of the Presidency.  He wants to stand in front of adoring audiences - he prefers either students, or people who paid tens of thousands of dollars to hear him speak - and spout the same tied old lines he's been using since ...
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Newtown Teachers Are Heading Back To School With Better Mental Health Training

Aug 28 2014 8:01am CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

A memorial for the victims of the elementary school massacre at Sandy Hook 18 months ago CREDIT: AP Photo/Jessica Hill This year, as kids head back to class in the Newtown Public School District, their teachers will be better equipped to respond to their mental health needs. In the aftermath of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, which put mental health and gun control issues back in the national spotlight, about 600 te ...
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Schools Set Up New Safety Measures

Aug 27 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: National Center for Policy Analysis

Many students heading back to class this fall will see new security measures in place, a response to the 2012 shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, where 20 children and six educators were shot and killed by 20-year-old Adam Lanza. According to the Wall Street Journal, districts across the country are taking measures to protect students against possible violence: In Tampa, Florida, Hillsborough County Public Schools (the eighth ...
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School Violence And Gun-Related Injuries Rank Among Top Concerns For American Families

Aug 12 2014 4:32pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- U.S. lawmakers may have moved on from the gun control debate that ensued after the 2012 elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, but a new poll released Tuesday found that adults still rank school violence and gun-related injuries among their top concerns for children. In the National Poll on Children's Health, an annual survey conducted by the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital at the University of Michigan, adults were asked t ...
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