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School Shooting Study Blames Student Teacher Conflict More Than Bullying

School Shooting Study Reveals Teachers Major Part Of Tragedy

A new school shooting study has placed the brunt of the blame not on bullying but on student-teacher conflict. According to a study funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, researchers at Freie Universität Berlin performed a systematic literature search of all available school shooting study research. The goal of the analysis,… Read more »

Stop Trying To Make Fetch Happen On Gun Control, America

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Gun control is again a hot topic in American public spaces (namely social media) after the most recent deadly shooting — and quite soberingly yesterday, many were struggling to keep up with which random kill-fest was indeed the most recent. Over on Facebook, I shared a link about gun violence in America, a commenter commented,… Read more »

Gun Control: New Jersey Going Forward With High-Capacity Magazine Ban

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New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney has changed his mind about the state’s high-capacity magazine ban. Last year State Senator Sweeney was a vocal proponent of the gun control law which angered Second Amendment supporters. Now, the lawmaker has reconsidered enacting additional and more stringent limits on magazines gun owners can possess. Beginning last Spring… Read more »

Sandy Hook Report Provides Details Of A Twisted Crime

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The Sandy Hook report is complete and released to the public. While the report provides details about the twisted crime, the victims’ families will not find the answers they need. Unfortunately, nobody will ever know what prompted 20-year-old Adam Lanza to walk into the elementary school and kill twenty children and six adults. On December… Read more »

Gun Group Marks Newton Massacre Anniversary As ‘Guns Save Lives Day’

Guns Save Lives Day

Three pro-gun groups have decided to declare December 14 as “Guns Saves Lives Day.” This date is significant because it marks the one-year anniversary that 26 people tragically lost their lives at Sandy Hook Elementary School. 20 of those individuals were children. Before you think that this is a reporting of a tacky joke written… Read more »

Sandy Hook: Bell Stolen From Memorial Playground

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The Sandy Hook bell was stolen from a memorial playground. The Island Park, New York playground and bell were dedicated on Saturday. Less than 24 hours later, the bell was gone. Nassau County officials say the 8-inch diameter brass bell is inscribed with the words “every time a bell rings, an angel gets its wings”… Read more »

Newtown Students Still Live With Fear And Nightmares

Sandy Hook Massacre Survivors Nightmares

Newtown, CT — Students from Sandy Hook Elementary are still experiencing fear and nightmares about the day they watched their classmates and friends die at the hand of a gunman. Hundreds of children survived the shooting at their school on December 14, 2012. While they were moved to a new school and went through the… Read more »

Sandy Hook Fund Distribution Causes Frustration In Newtown

Sandy Hook fund distribution causes frustration

The Sandy Hook Fund was the topic of a town hall meeting in Newtown on Thursday. Victims’ families and other members of the community expressed outrage and frustration regarding the manner in which the funds collected would be distributed. The main complaint by the community members and the victim’s families regarding the distribution of the… Read more »

Armed Revolution May Be Imminent, One Crazy Third Of Americans Say

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A recent phone poll reveals a stat that is in equal measures unsettling and eye-roll inducing — of those polled, 29 percent believe “armed revolution” may be imminent and necessary, to “protect our freedoms” as Americans. Sigh. The data on armed revolution fantasies comes from a poll out of Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey,… Read more »

Sandy Hook Air Force 1 Flight To Washington

Sandy Hook Air Force 1

Eleven family members of Sandy Hook victims will be flying on Air Force 1 with President Obama after Monday’s speech in Hartford, CT. Along with the president, they plan to lobby Congress for new gun control legislation to prevent similar crimes from happening again. Obama met privately with some of the Sandy Hook family members… Read more »