Alex Jones Defends Work Amid Sandy Hook Lawsuit: ‘I’m A Good Person’

InfoWars founder Alex Jones is currently facing a lawsuit from families of the victims of the Sandy Hook shooting, who claim that he pushed conspiracy theories that the shooting was a hoax and are suing for the pain he allegedly caused. During a recent November deposition, Jones was asked by Houston attorney Mark Bankston if […]

Sandy Hook Anniversary Sees Elementary School Evacuated After Bomb Threat

Sandy Hook Elementary School, the site of a mass shooting that took the lives of 20 young students and six administrators in 2012, was evacuated after a bomb threat was sent to the school on Friday, the anniversary of the deadly killings. Newtown, Connecticut, police announced at a press conference that the school received a […]

Company That Made Weapon That Massacred Sandy Hook Children Files For Bankruptcy

The company that manufactured the weapon used by Adam Lanza to kill 26 people, including 20 first graders, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut in December 2012 has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Remington Outdoor Company, which is owned by Cerberus Capital Management, filed Sunday in U. S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware. The […]

Sandy Hook Father Of Slain Child Receives Death Threats, Says ‘Hoaxers’ Part Of A ‘Thought Virus’

Len Pozner has taken a stand against Sandy Hook deniers — “hoaxers” as he’s wont to call them — who claim that the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, on December 14, 2012, never occurred. The father of 6-year-old Noah Pozner, one of 20 children killed during the shooting, he has become […]

Completely Redesigned New Sandy Hook Elementary School Opens To The Public Almost 4 Years After Massacre

The terrible grief that gripped the nation following the massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in late 2012 is still with us, but nearly three-and-a-half-years after the tragedy, parents and students will get their first glimpse of the new school building on Friday. After the December 2012 massacre that took the lives of 20 […]

Elementary School Teacher In Newtown, Connecticut Arrested For Carrying Loaded Gun Into School

On Wednesday morning, police stated that a middle school teacher from Newtown, Connecticut, had been arrested for carrying a loaded, concealed firearm into the busy suburban school where he worked. The incident was made all the worse because back in 2012, Newtown experienced a tremendous tragedy when 26 children and teachers at another elementary school […]

More Americans Support Gun Rights Than Gun Control For First Time In Two Decades, According To Poll

Generally in America, the support for gun control has outweighed the support for gun rights. The pro-gun control movement became more of a majority after the incident happening at Sandy Hook Elementary. It was also enforced with news of other shootings, such as the Aurora Theater Shooting. Since then, the Inquisitr has reported on the […]

Sandy Hook Evacuated: Newtown Elementary School Evacuated After Bomb Threat

Sandy Hook Elementary school has been evacuated after a threatening phone call was received at the Connecticut school today. According to WFSB, the call was a bomb threat, but everyone at the school is safe. The students were quickly moved from the school to a neighboring school where they will be released to their parents. […]

Gun Control Laws Are Stupid! This Is Better.

Today I woke up and, like most people I know went straight to Facebook to see how everyone I know was doing. While I was yawning and skimming over the content, I saw a picture that I read, then verified via other online sources to be an undoctored and legitimate piece. Before I go on, […]

Newtown Families Become Lobbyists In Fight For Gun Control

The families of those killed in the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut know that tragedy alone is not enough to move lawmakers to pass gun control measures; so they committed the time and energy towards learning how the game is played in Washington. And they are winning. The Newtown families were political novices a few months […]

Gun Raffles Stoke Debate

The New Hampshire Association of Chiefs of Police will be raffling off a gun every day in the month of May. The contest is drawing criticism as one of the weapons to be given away will include a Ruger SR-556 (AR-15 style) rifle which holds a 30-round magazine. The model of semiautomatic rifle is similar […]

Father Of Six-Year-Old Newtown Victim: ‘Gun Laws Are Not The Problem’

“The problem is not gun laws; the problem is a lack of civility.” Those were the words spoken today by Mark Mattioli, when he testified at a hearing of the Gun Violence Task Force in Hartford, Connecticut. Mr. Mattioli struggled at times to maintain his composure as he spoke about the loss of his six-year-old […]

Television Executives Back Up Quentin Tarantino: No Connection Between Fictional And Real Life Violence

COMMENTARY | With the memory of Quentin Tarantino’s recent face-off with a journalist over his refusal to answer a question about whether movie violence affected real life violence still fresh, television executives have now been drawn into the wider debate. During the latest portion of the 2013 Television Critics Association press tour (TCA) in Pasadena, […]

Quentin Tarantino Loses It In Another ‘Django Unchained’ Interview: ‘I’m Shutting Your Butt Down!’

Quentin Tarantino is not a man to to be trifled with. Hot on the heels of a recent testy encounter with NPR’s Fresh Air host, Terry Gross, the director has chewed out yet another interviewer over the subject of whether movie violence affects real life violence. And it wasn’t pretty. On the day that Tarantino’s […]

Quentin Tarantino: It’s ‘Disrespectful’ To The Memory Of Newtown School’s Dead To Blame Movies

Quentin Tarantino — director, writer, and sometimes controversial soundbite deliverer — recently expressed his feelings about the ongoing debate on whether movie violence affects real-life violence. The Huffington Post reports that Tarantino was audibly “annoyed” when he was asked in a recent NPR interview with Fresh Air host, Terry Gross, if he found watching violent […]

Armed Guards At Sandy Hook Elementary School After Reopening

Monroe, CT – Armed guards will be stationed to protect the children of Sandy Hook Elementary school as they return to class. The children are not returning to their old school but instead to the former Chalk Hill Middle School, which was renamed in deference to allowing healing to begin. They are apparently following the […]

State Worker Suspended For Allegedly Giving Hubby Sneak-Peek Of Adam Lanza’s Body

Farmington, CT — A woman who works for Connecticut’s Chief Medical Examiner is under investigation for allegedly allowing her husband to check out Adam Lanza’s body before an autopsy was performed on the Sandy Hook shooter. She is now on paid administrative leave while the probe by state officials goes forward. The Hartford Courant reported […]

Sandy Hook Students Will Resume Classes On Thursday

Sandy Hook Elementary School students will return to the school for the first time since the shooting on Thursday. The children will be learning in a new building with classroom recreated to resemble their old environment. Chalk Hill Middle School, located about six miles away in Monroe, will be the students’ new home. The Newtown […]

High School Student Suspended For Poem About Sandy Hook School Shootings: ‘A Bad Civics Lesson’?

A 17-year old high school student has been suspended for writing a poem about her take on why Adam Lanza shot dead 27 people, 20 of them children, at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. “I understand the killings in Connecticut. I know why he pulled the trigger,” wrote Courtni Webb, referring to […]

New York Giants To Host Newtown Families As They Face Philadelphia Eagles

A rather large group of special fans will be honored during the New York Giants’ regular-season finale against Philadelphia on Sunday at MetLife Stadium. According to NY Daily News, almost 400 people from Newtown, Connecticut (consisting of students, parents, and faculty members) will be honored before kickoff on Sunday. On Friday, Giants’ coach Tom Coughlin […]

Michael Moore’s Christmas Greeting Won’t Make Hallmark Any Time Soon, But Maybe It should

COMMENTARY | Michael Moore has a Christmas greeting for America. Entitled “Celebrating the Prince of Peace in the Land of Guns,”the Oscar winning activist posted his letter on Twitter today. It begins: “After watching the deranged, delusional National Rifle Association press conference on Friday, it was clear that the Mayan prophecy had come true. Except […]

NRA Statement Rankles Newtown Residents, Teachers Groups, Boston Police

The NRA statement made by Wayne LaPierre on Friday afternoon, a week after a school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut claimed 27 lives, has been criticized by many for the expensive proposal made for armed guards to be placed in every school in order to protect children from gun violence. Following the Friday NRA statement on […]

Teachers Can Carry Guns: California District Considers School Protection

San Juan Capistrano, CA – Petitions to arm the teachers in school districts has been gaining ground all over the nation. Even in California, which is often considered to be a bastion for stricter gun control laws, according to the Los Angeles Times, a “city councilman has asked his local school district to allow teachers […]

Newtown School Shootings: Sandy Hook Memorials [Pics]

Newtown, CT — The state of Connecticut and the nation observed a moment of silence at 9:30 am this morning for the 20 children and six adults murdered in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting rampage seven days ago almost to the minute. Church bells in the state and around the country pealed 26 times […]

Websites To Go Dark Friday For Sandy Hook Moment Of Silence

Some major websites have decided to go dark on Friday as part of a national moment of silence to remember victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. The moment of silence will be observed at 9:30 am, the approximate time that gunman Adam Lanza forced his way into the school […]

Gun Control Laws: Texas ‘Arm The Teachers’ School Policy Uses Concealed Carry Permit

Harrold, Texas – As the nation considers gun control laws, Texas already arms its teachers with concealed carry permits for guns as a solution to preventing school shootings like in Newtown, Connecticut. The small Texas district of Harrold is the first district with such an “arm the teachers” policy in the nation. The surprising part […]

Sandy Hook Rapper: 9-Year-Old Amor Artega Honors Victims With Poignant Tribute [Video]

Brooklyn, NY – In response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, one 9-year-old aspiring rapper filmed a music video tribute to the victims of the horrific tragedy. The media is calling him the “Sandy Hook Rapper,” but his real name is Amor Artega. His song, “Stop Da Violence,” calls for the […]

Newtown’s Natalie Barden, Sister Of Daniel, Urges President Obama To Act On Guns In Letter

Newtown resident Natalie Barden, 10, has already faced more in her short life than many of us could imagine — burying little brother Daniel Barden yesterday, one of the 20 victims of a horrific school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary. Natalie Barden’s little brother wanted to be a firefighter, and, in Daniel’s honor, scores of […]

Bad Santa: Sacked For Telling Kids He Isn’t Real And Detailing Sandy Hook School Shootings

A British Bad Santa has been sacked after allegedly telling children he wasn’t really Father Christmas and talking about the recent massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut According to The Telegraph, the man — who was employed on a freelance basis at Notcutts Garden Center in Oxford, England for ten years — […]

Newtown Scam Artists Creep In To Turn Community Grief Into Cold, Hard Cash

Newtown, CT – Residents coping with the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting have become host to a group of rather unwelcome guests, and we’re not talking about journalists. Scam artists have moved to Newtown hoping to turn some community grief into a solid payday. The family of Noah Pozner barely had time […]

After Sandy Hook, Marine Father Stands Guard At Nashville Elementary School [Video]

Nashville, TN – In the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, one Tennessee father has decided to take matters into his own hands and stand guard at Gower Elementary in his full military fatigues. Staff Sgt. Jordan Pritchard was one of many parents over the weekend wondering what they could […]

Newtown Funerals: Firefighters Line Procession Route For Daniel Barden, 7, Who Wanted To Be One

NEWTOWN, Conn., — Seven-year-old Daniel Barden wanted to be a firefighter. One of the 26 victims slain when Adam Lanza opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut last Friday, sadly Daniel never got the chance to grow up. Today, firefighters from as far away as New York lined the funeral procession as […]

‘Extreme Makover’ For Sandy Hook School Movement

Newtown, CT – The Extreme Makeover for Sandy Hook Elementary School movement began as a Facebook page post by Denise Labrecque and Jade Yesom Gunver on December 18. The women requested that others help in the effort to build a new school so the students of Sandy Hook do not have to return to one […]

Adam Lanza Motive: Nancy Lanza Was Allegedly Trying To Have Her Son Committed

Newtown, CT – Adam Lanza allegedly feared that his mother was going to commit him to a psychiatric facility. The Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter may have “snapped” because of Nancy Lanza’s supposed decision to send her son away for treatment, according to statements 25-year-old Marine Joshua Flashman made to Fox News. Flashman, a local […]

Carlee Soto Haunted By Iconic Sandy Hook Photo

The woman pictured in anguish above is Carlee Soto, the sister of Sandy Hook Elementary massacre hero Vicki Soto. Though the image above has become iconic nationwide since the Newtown, Connecticut shooting, Carlee Soto says that it is a painful reminder of the moment she learned that her sister had been killed. Vicki Soto, 27, […]

David Letterman’s Serious Yet Heartfelt Response To Sandy Hook Shooting [Video]

David Letterman took a break from comedy on the Monday night episode of The Late Show to respond to last week’s shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Taking a serious and heartfelt tone, Letterman spent nearly seven minutes talking about kids, school, guns, and the holidays. “I’m like most people, especially here […]

Discovery Channel Cancels ‘American Guns’

Discovery Channel has canceled the series American Guns, a reality show that follows a family of gun makers in Colorado. In the wake of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary, the show’s Facebook and Twitter pages were inundated with comments calling for the show to be taken off the air. One person tweeted, “With Discovery […]

Gun Control Legislation Will Be ‘Part Of’ Sandy Hook Solution, But ‘Far From All Of It’ [Video]

Many have been calling for stricter gun control laws in the wake of the Sandy Hook shooting, and the Obama Administration acknowledged today that gun control will be a part of the solution to preventing such violent massacres from happening again, though it will be “far from all of it.” White House Press Secretary Jay […]

Texas Gun Range Santa Poses With Kids And Guns

Lewisville, TX – A Texas gun range has had a long tradition of children on Santa’s lap posing with guns. The annual Christmas photos are likely a bit startling for gun ban advocates to view. In the wake of the horrific Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, the nation is extremely sensitive about anything […]

Jessica Rekos’ Parents Vow To Keep Her Memory Alive

Jessica Rekos was a 6-year-old little girl who lost her life during the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Her parents, Richard and Krista Rekos, say that they vow to keep their child’s memory alive. ABC News reports that the Reko’s believe that constantly talking about Jessica will help their family cope with their tragic loss […]

Rahm Emanuel On Gun Control: Nationwide Assault Weapons [Video]

Chicago, IL – In the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is calling on Illinois, and the nation, to pass an outright ban on assault weapons, and to considerably change concealed carry laws in the US. Emanuel has long been a proponent of strict gun control, even during his […]

Oregon Rep. Dennis Richardson Says He Could Have Stopped Sandy Hook Shooting

Medford, OR – Representative Dennis Richardson is receiving criticism for his response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. The Oregon pol called the situation “preventable” and lamented the “heartbreaking failure” of school personnel. Furthermore, he opines that had he been armed and on the grounds, he could have stopped shooter Adam Lanza before any […]

Columbine Father Darrell Scott Echoes Sentiments Over Sandy Hook Shootings

Commentary | The Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting recalls the famous quote by George Santayana: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” This philosophy was a slight modification of statement made by Edmund Burke: “Those who don’t know history are destined to repeat it.” If we heed these words, we might […]

Adam Lanza’s Parents: Divorce Docs Show ‘No Sign Of Acrimony’

Stamford, CT – Adam Lanza’s parents, Nancy and Peter Lanza, had a relatively peaceful divorce in 2009, with no signs of acrimony apparent on court and divorce documents. As family members and law enforcement authorities struggle to determine the motive behind Lanza’s killing of 26 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, Nancy and […]

More Guns Will Make Us Safer, Author John Lott Claims

COMMENTARY |The Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown has the entire nation discussing not only the heartbreaking tragedy but the pros and cons of gun control. If there was a quick and simple solution that would take away even one second of pain the school shootings victims’ families are feeling, everyone would immediately jump […]

Nancy Lanza’s Household May Have Been Prepping For End Times, And Why We Should Care

Commentary | Nancy Lanza was the first victim of the Newtown tragedy, mother to the man who authorities believe killed 20 first-graders and six Sandy Hook Elementary employees before taking his own life as cops and troopers stormed the building. Nancy Lanza was originally reported to be by some accounts found dead in her home […]

Post-Newtown Shootings, ‘Bowling for Columbine’ Film Virals On Internet

Radical filmmaker Michael Moore’s 10-year-old documentary Bowling For Columbine has found new life on the Internet, tragically as 27 lost theirs at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14. Film site Indiewire writes: “In the wake of the Newtown school shootings, the film is spreading like wild fire on the internet and […]

Sen. Chuck Schumer Says ‘No Amendment Is Absolute’ As Pro-Gun Senators Avoid Media

Chuck Schumer, Democratic Senator for New York and co-author of the original 1994 assault weapons ban bill, appeared on CBS’s Face The Nation on Sunday. Addressing the gun law debate currently raging in the wake of Friday’s massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, Schumer said Democrats and Republicans both needed to vision […]

After Newtown Dianne Feinstein Eyes Assault Weapons Ban: The Beginning Of ‘Meaningful Action?’

California Senate Democrat Dianne Feinstein has come out fighting in the wake of Friday’s Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Connecticut. “I’m going to introduce in the Senate and the same bill will be introduced in the House, a bill to ban assault weapons,” Feinsten told NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday. She added: […]

Pope Benedict XVI Responds To Sandy Hook Tragedy

The recent massacre in Newtown, Connecticut has made headlines across the country. The shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School has drawn a mix of emotions from all over the nation. Anger, confusion, and sadness are just some of the emotions that the Sandy Hook shooting has generated. This tragic incident has even reached the ears […]