Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.
Thousands of people, many holding signs with names of gun violence victims and messages such as “Ban Assault Weapons Now,” joined a rally for gun control on Saturday, marching from the Capitol to the Washington Monument.
Democratic lawmakers were joined by mayors, law enforcement officials and gun violence victims Thursday to introduce the first significant piece of gun control legislation to be put to Congress since the massacre in Newtown, Conn. that left 26 dead.
Some might call it the Newtown effect. In the wake of the shooting rampage that left 27 dead at Sandy Hook Elementary; South Florida agencies gathered Friday to see what they could do to prevent similar tragedy from striking here.
An FAU professor asserted Monday that the December shooting which left 26 dead at a Newtown, Conn. school may have used actors hired by the Obama administration. Now that town’s top elected official has asked FAU to fire him.
Now that all the victims of the Sandy Hooks school shooting have been put to rest, the grieving process continues.
A week after the fatal mass shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut, local police were particularly fired up in urging citizens to turn in their guns.
Miami’s downtown skyline will be tinged with green and white lit Monday night by the Miami Tower in remembrance of the victims in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.
President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit Newtown, Connecticut on Sunday.
Miami-Dade Superintendent of Schools Alberto Carvalho reached out to Newtown Public Schools Superintendent Janet Robinson in the wake of Friday’s school shooting tragedy Friday.