Sandy Hook

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The U.S. Supreme Court’s rejection of challenges to assault weapons bans in Connecticut and New York clears the way for other states to consider such restrictions.

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Remington Arms is asking a Connecticut Superior Court yet again to stop a lawsuit against the company from going forward. The company is being sued for making the Bushmaster XM-15 rifle, an assault weapon used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. 

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“Blame the victim. Blame the victim’s mother. Blame the victim’s family. Blame the victim’s neighborhood. Find somebody to blame instead of saying you know what, we just have too many guns in this country in the wrong hands, and we have to address it,” Clinton said today at a forum on gun violence in Hartford, Connecticut.

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Dec. 14 marks three years since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Scarlett Lewis’s son, Jesse, was one of 20 children killed in the shooting.

After the shooting, Lewis was looking for ways her older son, J.T., could deal with the loss of his brother Jesse. Both Lewis and J.T. saw what felt like an endless stream of therapists.

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More than two years after it was convened, the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission has concluded its work. The commission presented its 277-page final report to Gov. Dannel Malloy Friday. Malloy formed the group in early 2013 to make recommendations for policy changes in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut in December of 2012.

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