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Newtown Therapy Dogs Headed For Boston To Comfort Traumatized Community

Therapy animals provide comfort, something the people of Boston will be needing in the weeks and months to come.

by T. Steelman· · News
Woman Allegedly Pulled Gun At CT Chuck E. Cheese – Memories Of Actual Chuck E Cheese Shooting (VIDEO)

Woman Allegedly Pulled Gun At CT Chuck E. Cheese – Memories Of Actual Chuck E Cheese Shooting (VIDEO)

Chuck E. Cheese itself has a storied history with gun violence, a history with ties to 2012’s other most infamous mass shooting – the ‘Batman’ shooting in Aurora, CO.

by Wendy Gittleson· · 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
Facing The Reality Of Gun Death – Newtown Mother Asks CT Governor To View Son In Casket

Facing The Reality Of Gun Death – Newtown Mother Asks CT Governor To View Son In Casket

‘I needed it to have a face for him. If there is ever a piece of legislation that comes across his desk, I needed it to be real for him.’

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
Irv Pinsky outside court

UPDATE: Death Threats And Legal Obstacles – Lawyer Withdraws $100M Newtown Lawsuit

‘They were compensated when their child came home alive that day.’

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
The Majority Of Americans Approve Of The NRA But Disapprove Of Their Message

The Majority Of Americans Approve Of The NRA But Disapprove Of Their Message

They weren’t asked if they felt there might have been fewer casualties if high-capacity rifles like the Bushmaster AR-15, which was used to kill so many people in such a short period of time, would be outlawed.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News, Right-Wing Talking Points
Frank James poses with an AR-15 - the type of gun used in the Newton massacre

Florida Pawn Shop Owner Says Enough With Selling Guns (VIDEO)

‘I’m not going to be part of it anymore,’ James said. He has several copies of the exact rifle suspected in the massacre.

by Wendy Gittleson· · 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
Man Protests Sandy Hook Shooting By Cutting Up NRA Card (VIDEO)

Man Protests Sandy Hook Shooting By Cutting Up NRA Card (VIDEO)

Since the brutal and tragic shooting at Sandy Hook elementary school, the nation has been in a state of turmoil. Even some life-long NRA supporters are having a change of heart.

by Wendy Gittleson· · 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
Mayors against illegal guns @  GunCrisis.org

Surprising NRA Gun Owners Poll – Most Favor Sensible Restrictions (VIDEO)

With that knowledge, and with our own sense of urgency, we can and must talk about the two-headed dragon of mental healthcare and sensible gun controls.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · Current Issues, News
Truman The Bulldog Helps Newtown Heal With Hugs

Truman The Bulldog Helps Newtown Heal With Hugs

When Cragin got up Saturday morning, he looked at his English bulldog, Truman, and had an answer about how to help.

by Deborah Montesano· · News