Adam Lanza

After the killing: How parents of attackers cope

<b>On the second anniversary of the Germanwings airline crash, the father of the pilot deemed responsible angered victims' families by denying Andreas Lubitz purposefully killed the 149 passengers on board.</b><p>Guenter Lubitz held a news conference insisting his son was innocent, despite German prosecutors …

Doctors ask court to reinstate Newtown gun maker lawsuit

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A group of doctors who treated mass shooting victims is asking the state Supreme Court to reinstate a lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.<p>Lawyers for the 10 doctors said Tuesday that they planned to file a …

Guns

Why Hasn't Anyone Asked Donald Trump This One Question?

This awful, awful Florida woman Lucy Richards just took a plea deal for making repeated death threats against Lenny Pozner, whose six-year old son …

Donald Trump

Trump reverses Obama's law: Mentally ill people can now buy guns in United States

United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday confirmed repealing of a regulation introduced by former President Barack Obama, which prohibited people with mental problems from buying guns in the country.<p>The move, seen as a victory for gun-rights groups like National Rifle Association (NRA), will …

Guns

Republican controlled U.S. Congress blocks rule barring mentally impaired from guns

WASHINGTON — Congress on Wednesday sent President Donald Trump legislation blocking an Obama-era rule designed to keep guns out of the hands of …

Government

Senate Votes to Block Obama-Era Rule That Prevents Mentally Impaired From Buying Guns

The vote was 57-43.<p>WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress on Wednesday sent President Donald Trump legislation blocking an Obama-era rule designed to keep guns out of the hands of certain mentally disabled people.<p>On a vote of 57 to 43, the Senate backed the resolution, just one of several early steps by the …

Government

Congress blocks rule barring mentally impaired from guns

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led Senate voted Wednesday to block an Obama-era regulation that would prevent an estimated 75,000 people with mental disorders from being able to purchase a firearm. The measure now goes to President Donald Trump, who is expected to sign it.<p>The regulation was …

Government

Congress Just Voted to Let Mentally Impaired People Own Guns - Vice

The Senate voted Wednesday morning to eliminate a regulation aimed to stop people with mental disorders from buying firearms. And since the House of Representatives also voted to roll back the rule two weeks ago, the measure—originally enacted in December under Barack Obama—now goes to Donald …

Guns

Senate votes to undo Obama-era rule that limits gun access

The Senate voted this week to undo an Obama-era rule that conservatives have argued unduly limits the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms.<p>In December 2016, former President Barack Obama’s White House issued a rule requiring the Social Security Administration to report anyone needing …

Government

Senate to allow 75,000 people with mental disorders to buy guns

WASHINGTON — The Republican-led Senate voted Wednesday to block an Obama-era regulation that would prevent an estimated 75,000 people with mental …

Gun Control

Chris Murphy: Congress Gun Rules Allowing Mentally Ill to Own Guns Is Outrageous

In opposing Republicans’ decision to rescind a federal rule preventing the mentally handicapped from obtaining a gun, Senator Chris Murphy (D., …

Gun Control

Senate Votes to Block Obama-Era Rule That Prevents Mentally Impaired from Buying Guns

The vote was 57-43.<p>WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress on Wednesday sent President Donald Trump legislation blocking an Obama-era rule designed to keep guns out of the hands of certain mentally disabled people.<p>On a vote of 57-43, the Senate backed the resolution, just one of several early steps by the …

Government

Congress blocks law barring mentally impaired from guns

The Obama rule would have prevented an estimated 75,000 people with mental disorders from being able to purchase a firearm.<p>February 15, 2017 …

Government

Guns and mental illness: Don't scrap this rule

If someone has a mental illness severe enough that he cannot work or manage his own money, should he be allowed to own a gun?<p>In the waning weeks of his presidency, Barack Obama answered that question. Motivated by Adam Lanza's bloody rampage at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., that killed 20 …

Guns

A Valentine For POTUS

Dear POTUS,<p>This year, I'm sending you a Valentine, not because I love you or respect you, but because I love my country. And you are the duly-elected symbol of that country. You may not know that I love my country, since I'm not in the pro-life movement, I don't attend church, fear immigrants, or …

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Congress Moves to Roll Back a Sensible Obama Gun Policy

Republican lawmakers and the National Rifle Association often attribute gun massacres to the country’s inadequate mental health system, rather than the easy availability of firearms. Now, those same people want to make it easier for those with schizophrenia, psychotic disorders and other mental …

Government

Donald Trump Is Now Suggesting That the Media Covers Up Non-Existent Terrorist Attacks

Lesson learned: never assume he can't sink any lower.<p>In December 2012, Adam Lanza opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School, killing 20 children …

Donald Trump

House Republicans vote to strike down Obama-era gun control rule

BTW<p>The Republican-controlled United States House of Representatives voted on Thursday to undo regulations introduced by the Obama administration …

Government

GOP rolls back gun control rule that limits sales to mentally disabled people

ATLANTA -- In a sign of the new climate taking hold on gun issues under a Trump administration with a Republican-led Congress, a rule to keep guns …

Gun Control

The Powerful Documentary ‘Newtown’ Finds Hope in an Unspeakable Tragedy — IndieWire On Demand

Kim A. Snyder's devastating documentary is a harrowing but necessary experience.<p><i>Editor’s Note: Click here for more information about the indie films</i> …

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Weekend Watch: ‘Newtown’ Gives Voice to a Community After Unspeakable Tragedy

<i>Weekend Watch is here for you. Every Friday we’re going to recommend the best of what’s new to rent on VOD or stream for free. It’s your weekend;</i> …

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The Forgotten Victim Of The Sandy Hook Shooting

Nancy Lanza — her son Adam’s first victim — has seemingly been erased from the list of those we grieve.<p>Every year, on the anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, the country remembers. We must. No one wants to accept the normalization of the heinous events that took place on that …

Girl, 13, arrested for 'plotting mass school shooting' after police find huge gun stash

GettyThe 13-year-old has been arrested for planning a mass shooting<p>The youngster was taken in by police in the tiny town of Tonkawa, northern …

Guns

U.S. gun murders are more than 10 times higher than in other wealthy countries

A day before the four-year anniversary of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the <i>Journal of the American Medical Association</i> published …

Gun Control

Remembering Sandy Hook: A 4-year anniversary timeline of the day's horrific events

On Dec. 14, 2012, 20-year-old Adam Lanza entered Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where he shot and killed 20 children and six women. …

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‘Truthers’ Insist My Photos of Sandy Hook Were Faked. They Can Go to Hell.

<i>[Photos by JB Nicholas]</i>In some corners of America, a conspiracy theory floats about asserting that the Newtown Elementary School massacre never …

Newtown marks 4th anniversary of Sandy Hook massacre

Newtown held a moment of silence and flags were flying at half-staff across Connecticut Wednesday to mark four years after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.<p>It was Dec. 14, 2012, when 20 children and six educators were killed by a troubled 20-year-old gunman who shot his way into the …

Guns

Woman arrested for alleged death threats to parent of Jewish Sandy Hook victim

A Florida woman has been arrested for allegedly threatening the father of a Jewish boy killed in the in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School …

Extremism

Father of Sandy Hook victim speaks out against 'hoaxers'

(CNN)Just one week before the fourth anniversary of the deadly school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, the father of one of the victims talked to CNN's Anderson Cooper about the hate he has received from people who believe the incident was a hoax.<p>Connecticut Shootings Fast Facts<p>"They don't think …

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Feds Charge Florida Woman for Death Threats Against Sandy Hook Parent

Federal authorities have charged a Florida woman with making death threats against the parent of a child who was killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting massacre because she believed the attack was a hoax. Lucy Richards, 57, from Tampa, was arrested this week after a grand jury indicted her …

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