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Sandy Hook: Five years later, victims' families find new purpose
Nicole Hockley, who lost her son Dylan, and Mark Barden, who lost his son Daniel, helped start Sandy Hook Promise with several other families who lost loved ones in the shooting.
How gun laws have changed in the 5 years since Sandy Hook
Shannon Watts, a mother of five who became a gun control activist in the wake of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, thought her advocacy work was going to be over shortly after it began. On Dec. 15, 2012, the day after 20 students and six educators were killed by a shooter in Newtown,
Things to know about mass shootings
Some things to know about mass shootings: HOW IS 'MASS SHOOTING' DEFINED? There is no concrete definition of "mass shooting." Most researchers who study mass shootings define it as four or more killed (excluding the shooter) in a public place. They do not count domestic violence cases that take
5 years after tragedy, family members of Sandy Hook shooting victims work for change
Family members who lost loved ones at Sandy Hook Elementary School speak out five years after later as they work together to prevent future acts of gun violence.
With new clout, Virginia Democrats to push for gun control
Election Day surge by Democrats in Virginia set to prompt vigorous gun control push in state that's home to NRA headquarters and site of one of worst mass shootings in US _ at Virginia Tech
The Note: Trump-era elections were a jolt to both parties. Will they wake up?
The TAKE with Rick Klein Rejecting what President Donald Trump stands for is not the same as rejecting what he wants to do. Yes, Democrats remade the electorate , and they did it the old-fashioned way . They scored wins in culture wars and drawing energy they hadn’t yet harnessed in the age of
New efforts emerge on Capitol Hill to tackle gun control
In the aftermath of yet another mass shooting, this time in Southerland Springs, Texas, members of Congress are once again proposing legislation aimed at overhauling and enforcing stricter gun laws. Twenty-six people were left dead on Sunday, according to police, who have included an unborn child
How Governor-Elect Ralph Northam rode a wave of anti-Trump sentiment to victory in Virginia
Celebrating his sweeping victory Tuesday evening in the closely watched Virginia governor’s race, Ralph Northam made sure he mentioned the profession he’s held for nearly his entire adult life. “I want to let you know that in Virginia, it's going to take a doctor to heal our differences. To bring
What happened when a gunman opened fire at Texas church killing 26, including children
The victims of the shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, ranged in age from 18 months to 77 years old.
Sen. Jeff Flake talks gun control in light of Texas shooting, why he won't run for re-election
Flake discusses his gun control stance and his conflicts with the Trump administration.