Sandy Hook Promise

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Sandy Hook Promise, the advocacy group founded after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, has dropped Megyn Kelly as the host of its Washington gala this week. Kelly is being widely criticized for her upcoming NBC interview with Alex Jones, a conspiracy theorist who claims the shooting didn’t happen.

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Wednesday marks four years since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School that killed 20 children and six educators. Mark Barden is the father of 6-year-old Daniel Barden, who died in the shooting. After the shooting, Mark co-founded the advocacy group Sandy Hook Promise.

In Newtown, making promises to transform a tragedy

Dec 14, 2013
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In the year since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, some in that community have been working to turn that tragedy into a moment of transition. The group Sandy Hook Promise is both a support group for families and an advocate for ending gun violence.