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NRA Calls for Armed Police in Every School in Response to Newtown Massacre

December 21, 2012 | 10:04 am

NRA Calls for Armed Police in Every School in Response to Newtown Massacre

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s largest gun-rights lobby called Friday for armed police officers to be posted in every American school to stop the next killer “waiting in the wings.” The National Rifle Association broke its silence on last week’s shooting rampage at a Connecticut elementary school that left 26 children and staff dead. “The […]

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KQED Forum Listeners Respond to Shows on Newtown Massacre

December 19, 2012 | 2:04 pm

KQED Forum Listeners Respond to Shows on Newtown Massacre

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KQED Public Radio’s Forum has curated some comments from listeners to its three shows related to the Newtown shooting. You can listen to the shows and read all the comments here… Debating Gun Control After Newtown Shooting Puts Spotlight on Mental Health Violent Media and Mass Shootings Curated comments in the Storify below…

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December 16, 2012 | 12:22 pm

Dianne Feinstein Says She’ll Introduce Assault Weapons Ban; Video of Panel Discussion

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Below is a panel discussion on “Meet the Press” on Sunday in which Sen. Dianne Feinstein said she will introduce a bill to ban assault weapons. “It’s a first-day bill I’m going to introduce in the Senate. And the same bill will be introduced in the House … It will ban the sale, the transfer, […]

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Connecticut Elementary School Shooting Leaves 2 Dozen Dead

December 14, 2012 | 3:35 pm

Connecticut Elementary School Shooting Leaves 2 Dozen Dead

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NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A man opened fire Friday inside two classrooms at the Connecticut elementary school where his mother was a teacher, killing 26 people, including 20 children, as youngsters cowered in corners and closets and trembled helplessly to gunshots reverberating through the building. The 20-year-old killer, carrying two handguns, committed suicide at the […]

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