Guns in Society

Mar 28, 2013
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March 28, 2013 ABC NewsAdam Lanza, who carried out a massacre of children at Newtown's Sandy Hook Elementary school, had accumulated an arsenal that included pistols, rifles, revolvers, shotguns, swords, knives and other "cutting instruments," according to search warrants...
Mar 5, 2013
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March 5, 2013 The Week1. They target guns sales to criminals in the United StatesA new bill introduced this week by a bipartisan group of five senators mirrors legislation unveiled last month by the House, and has one major aim: Limiting gun-trafficking. Of special...
Feb 1, 2013
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Feb. 1, 2013 NBC ConnecticutThe Newtown Board of Education wants more armed police officers in the town's four elementary schools after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary. Last night, they decided to ask the town to approve the request to include one additional full-time...
Jan 31, 2013
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Jan. 30, 2013 CSPANAdvocates for and against stricter gun-control laws testified at a hearing on gun violence prevention. The hearing was held in part in reaction to the December 2012 elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords...
Jan 28, 2013
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Jan. 28, 2013 Associated PressSEATTLE — Seattle police worked with Army officials Monday to track down the history of a nonfunctional missile launcher that showed up at a weapons buyback program and determine whether it was legal or possibly stolen from the military. A man...
Jan 27, 2013
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Jan. 27, 2013 Associated PressOOI, Japan  — After a tragedy like the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the statistic is always trotted out. Compared to just about anywhere else with a stable, developed government — and many countries without even that — the...
Jan 21, 2013
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Jan. 21, 2013 ABC NewsA 5-year-old girl was suspended from school earlier this week after she made what the school called a "terrorist threat." Her weapon of choice? A small, Hello Kitty automatic bubble blower. The kindergartner, who attends Mount Carmel Area Elementary School...
Jan 19, 2013
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Jan. 19, 2013 Associated PressAUSTIN, Texas — Hundreds of people are gathering in state capitals nationwide to rally against stricter gun control measures. An estimated 600 people turned out so far for Saturday speeches in Austin, Texas. Many are carrying signs with messages...
Jan 16, 2013
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Jan. 16, 2013 Huffington Post Police and emergency personal respond to a shooting victim at Stevens Institute of Business and Arts in St. Louis on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. Tuesday -- the day before President Barack Obama unveiled his new proposals to reduce gun violence,...
Jan 15, 2013
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Jan 15, 2013 CNNNew York -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo beefed up New York's gun-control laws on Tuesday by signing into law a new package of firearm and mental health regulations that mark the nation's first since last month's massacre in Newtown, Connecticut. Cuomo, a self-described...

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