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‘Newtown’ Documentary Sheds New Light On Gun Violence In America (VIDEO)

A new documentary on the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting in Newtown, Connecticut will make you truly understand the implications of gun violence in America.

by Mike Sainato· · News
Gun Makers Report Big Earnings Gains In Year Since Sandy Hook, As States Relax Gun Laws Even Further

Gun Makers Report Big Earnings Gains In Year Since Sandy Hook, As States Relax Gun Laws Even Further

Families in Newtown, Connecticut are in the midst of the second holiday season since the December 14, 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. While the pain of loss may have dulled slightly over the past twelve months, the holidays of Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year’s will almost certainly never […]

by Wes Williams· · News
A new Sandy Hook school will emerge after the old one is torn down; image@NBC Connecticut

Newtown Panel Votes And It’s Unanimous: Tear Down Sandy Hook Elementary School And Start Over

‘I will chain my body to it in protest if they try to reopen it.’ – Daughter of slain Sandy Hook Elementary School principal.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
Slimeball NRA Bombards Newtown Families With Robocalls And Postcards (Audio)

Slimeball NRA Bombards Newtown Families With Robocalls And Postcards (Audio)

‘The idea that this message could have been delivered to a sibling of one of the families who lost children at [Sandy Hook Elementary School] is just appalling.’

by T. Steelman· · News
NRA Brags About Politicians In Their Pockets While Dismissing The ‘Connecticut Effect’ (AUDIO)

NRA Brags About Politicians In Their Pockets While Dismissing The ‘Connecticut Effect’ (AUDIO)

The NRA tells politicians that when it comes to gun regulations ‘No, we’re not going to do that’ according to their Wisconsin lobbyist, Bob Welsh.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
Fox’s Chris Wallace Attacks Wayne LaPierre, Leaves Him Stuttering (VIDEO)

Fox’s Chris Wallace Attacks Wayne LaPierre, Leaves Him Stuttering (VIDEO)

Wayne LaPierre of the National Rifle Association probably regrets accepting the invitation to appear on this morning’s Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace.

by Tiffany Willis· · News
Blind Stevie Wonder Set To Buy A Gun – Cause He Can (VIDEO)

Blind Stevie Wonder Set To Buy A Gun – Cause He Can (VIDEO)

A blind man with a gun? In the NRA’s vision of America as the Wild Wild West, why the heck not?

by Tiffany Willis· · News
What To Do With Guns? Turn Them Into Jewelry Suggests Mayor Cory Booker (VIDEO)

What To Do With Guns? Turn Them Into Jewelry Suggests Mayor Cory Booker (VIDEO)

Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s doing everything he can to press for gun control, and now he’s offering a unique approach that encourages people to be a part of the change.

by Tiffany Willis· · News
Bill Introduced – Turn In Your Guns For Tax Credit

Bill Introduced – Turn In Your Guns For Tax Credit

Democrats in Congress have introduced a bill which issues tax credits for surrendering guns. The GOP is balking. At a tax credit. A tax CREDIT. Oh, the irony.

by Tiffany Willis· · News
Sheriff Joe Arpaio Sends Armed Volunteers To Schools With No Mental Health Checks

Sheriff Joe Arpaio Sends Armed Volunteers To Schools With No Mental Health Checks

It should be noted that while some sort of background check is done on the volunteers, no mental health tests are done; they may be sending a crazy person into a school.

by Teeluck Sooknarine· · News
Newtown officers get Christmas day off  @ CBA/WTVR.com

Connecticut Cops Step In To Give Newtown Officers Christmas Off

‘When something like this happens … it’s a police thing. We’ll always try to help out neighboring towns. Any time there’s a tragedy, we’ll try our best to lend a helping hand.’

by Tiffany Willis· · News
Beth Howard’s  TheWorldNeedsMorePie… “give a piece a chance.”

‘Pie Lady’ Drives Across Country To Bring Comfort To Newtown…With Apple Pies

‘People smiled today,’ she said. ‘And that alone was worth the drive.’

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · Current Issues, News
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Libertarian Joe Scarborough Sees The Light On Gun Control (VIDEO)

It represented a dramatic change of heart for someone who has been a strong advocate for the libertarian and conservative cause,

by David K. Keene· · News