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Sandy Hook Advisory Commission Announced

Sandy Hook Advisory Commission Announced
Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced Thursday the names of 16 members of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission. The expert panel will review current policy and make specific recommendations in the areas of public safety, with particular attention paid to school safety, mental health and gun violence prevention.
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LaPierre: NRA Not Budging on Gun Control Controversy

LaPierre refused to answer any questions or to provide any comment as to whether or not it was in any way possible to talk about any potential changes to the types of weapons that are generally available for sale. He also refused to give an answer of any type to whether it would be possible to have any form of conversation about requiring anyone to prove they are not a convicted criminal, on the terrorist watch list, or in any other way legally restricted from purchasing firearms.
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Lanza's Mother was a Doomsday Prepper

Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, Alex Jones, the NRA...they all spread their conspiracy theories and have built a culture of fear in the United States. Now that we know Newtown school shooter Adam Lanza's mother Nancy was a "doomsday prepper" and a "survivalist," what role do these conspiracy theorists and culture of fear spreaders play in these tragedies?
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Gun Shows: No ID? No Problem!

Colin Goddard, a student who was shot four times at Virginia Tech on April 16, 2007, decided back in 2009 that something needed to be done to address the problem of easy access to assault weapons. Goddard, armed only with a hidden camera, went to gun shows across the country to show how easy it was to buy assault weapons and handguns without a criminal background check. In many cases, he didn't even have to show his driver's license.
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Obama: January Deadline for Gun Violence Proposals

Obama delivered a statement from the Brady Press Briefing Room about the policy process the Administration will pursue in the wake of the Newtown tragedy to reduce and prevent gun violence. Obama also answered questions from the press about the fiscal cliff negotiations.
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Rush Limbaugh: Tis the Season to Blame the Homeless for CT Shootings

It's time for Random Rush! This Christmas season, Rush asks you to hate on the homeless because the Newtown, Connecticut shootings are somehow their fault.
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CT State Budget Talks Behind Closed Doors Raise Eyebrows

Malloy has already made $123 million in cuts, mostly to social services and Connecticut's public colleges and universities. The cuts to UConn, Connecticut State University and the state's community colleges follow Malloy's previous cuts to Connecticut's public institutions of higher education - considered the deepest in Connecticut history.
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VA Gov. McDonnell: More Shootings? Must Need More Guns

In an interview Tuesday, Governor Bob McDonnell suggested Virginia arm teachers, principals and other school staff.
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Students Attacked with Knife at School in China, No Deaths

22 children were hurt by a knife wielding man at Chenpeng Village Primary School in the Henan province of China last Friday, the same day as the Newtown, Connecticut school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. What's the difference? 20 children died in Newtown, all the stabbing victims lived in China.
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Lackluster Liturgy: Why US Gun Control is Highly Overdue

Lackluster Liturgy: Why US Gun Control is Highly Overdue
While President Barack Obama's memorial service speech for the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims has received some very positive reviews, something about what I read left me empty.
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