Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast Until my daughter was born, I never truly understood what Alex Jones was doing by calling the massacre of children at Sandy Hook Elementary School a hoax. Back in December 2012, Jones hadn’t yet harnessed the political power that made a future president vow not to let Jones down. Show More Summary
Support for a nationwide ban on the sale of assault weapons is the highest its been since the Sandy Hook massacre.
by Dan Savage We didn’t do anything after 20 first graders were mowed down in their classrooms along with six of their teachers at Sandy Hook and we didn’t do anything after 49 people were killed and 58 others were wounded at Pulse in Orlando and we didn’t do anything after 58 concertgoers were killed and 851 people were wounded in Las Vegas. Show More Summary
The devastating deaths of 17 Florida high school at the hands of a troubled teen armed with an AR-15-style rifle have brought the ever-simmering debate over gun control to a boil not seen since Sandy Hook.
As another American town reels from the savagery of a mass shooting, the families of the Sandy Hook massacre victims are deciding how to honor their 26 loved ones slain five years ago. The families are reviewing 13 designs for a memorial that draw on themes of life, death and rebirth in nature. Show More Summary
Last week on Valentine’s Day, a 19-year-old gunman entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where he had been expelled.
I have to admit, when I saw the news coverage of the shooting in Parkland, Florida, this week, my jaded heart hurt. More young lives snuffed out senselessly and yet I was sure nothing would change. I mean, if Sandy Hook and those precious...Show More Summary
"She was there that day in Sandy Hook and because of her I knew what to do," said Haneski, 57, a library media specialist at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where a former student is charged with shooting dead 17 people on Wednesday. Cech crammed 18 children and four adults into a small closet and locked the door as gunshots rang out.
Connecticut, which passed a strict gun law after the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, has seen a sharp drop in the number of gun deaths.
The only greater certainty than another mass shooting in this country is the likelihood that it will be met with inaction. Since the 2012 massacre of 20 first-graders and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School, there have been a staggering 1,607 mass shootings across the U.S., nearly 240 in...
I have one question for lawmakers in Washington and in statehouses across the nation: How many people must die before you do something? It was not enough when 26 people, kids and educators, were gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Or when 49 people died at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando,...
As soon as she heard “Code Red Lockdown” on her radio in a Florida high school library, Diana Haneski remembered how a fellow librarian saved lives by locking 22 people in a supply closet during the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. “She was there that day in Sandy Hook...
Benjamin Wallace Wells writes about Senator Chris Murphy’s response to gun violence since the mass shooting at Sandy Hook and leading up to this week’s shooting in Parkland, Florida.
Sandy Hook was supposed to be a turning point, leading to real gun control and a reduction in attacks on school children. Neither came to pass. The post Florida school shooting: Charting the ‘normalization’ of gun attacks on U.S. kids appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Among the toughest speech to deliver was in December 2012, when 20 children and six adults were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. Four years later, appearing in the Oval Office with some of the parents of those youngsters who lives were stolen, and appealing for support for gun control measures, he wiped tears from his eyes. Show More Summary
Ah, yes. The same amoral cretin who brought us the Sandy Hook conspiracies is now trodding the same well-worn ground. Via Media Matters: ALEX JONES (HOST): The Democrats have been caught in false flags before. I'm not saying this isShow More Summary
Garry Wills, writing for The New York Review five years ago, after the Sandy Hook grade school massacre: The gun is not a mere tool, a bit of technology, a political issue, a point of debate. It is an object of reverence. Devotion to it precludes interruption with the sacrifices it entails. Show More Summary
The families of Sandy Hook called yet again for life-saving action over empty rhetoric after the nation’s 18th school shooting.
It’s the day after the worst school shooting since Sandy Hook, and the 18th school shooting since we toasted the promise of a new year.
Leah Millis/Reuters President Trump did not mention guns or any kind of policy pertaining to firearms during his address to the nation Thursday morning after the deadliest school shooting since Sandy Hook. “No child, no teacher should ever be in danger in an American school. Show More Summary