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Watch: More Than Two Dozen School Shootings In The Year Since Newtown

by David Badash ● 6:16 PM December 14, 2013
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America’s children have lived through at least 25 school shootings in the year since the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, that left 20 first grade students and six of their teachers dead.

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GOP Sen. Inhofe: Gun Control Debate Has Nothing To Do With Newtown Families

by David Badash ● 12:25 PM April 10, 2013
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GOP Senator James Inhofe says that the gun control debate going on in the nation has nothing to do with the families of the 26 slain Newtown, CT children and adults.

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Newtown Parent: ‘It’s Always Somebody Else’s School — Until One Day It’s Not’ (Video)

by David Badash ● 3:21 PM April 8, 2013
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One of the parents of the 20 first graders slain in the Newtown, Connecticut says that it’s always somebody’s else’s child that gets killed by a gun — until it’s yours.

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Newtown: Police, Fire, Motorcycle Group, Among Do-Gooders Preventing Westboro Funeral Picket

by David Badash ● 4:07 PM December 19, 2012
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Police and firefighters from as far away as NYC traveled to Newtown and Woodbury, CT to stop a picket of today’s Sandy Hook funerals by the Westboro Baptist Church.

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Newtown: Firefighters Form Human Wall To Block Westboro Baptist Church

by David Badash ● 3:16 PM December 19, 2012
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Firefighters from Newtown, CT, and elsewhere, form a human shield to block the promised picket by the Westboro Baptist Church, aka, “God Hates Fags.”

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6th Grader Brings Gun To School, Says He Was Following Parents’ Direction After Newtown

by David Badash ● 1:44 PM December 18, 2012
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A sixth grade boy brought a gun to school yesterday, he says on his parents’ direction so he could protect himself after Friday’s Newtown, Connecticut massacre.

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Newtown CT Church Near School Shooting Evacuated, Gets All Clear — After Possible Bomb Threat

by David Badash ● 1:19 PM December 16, 2012

St. Rose of Lima, a Catholic church just a mile from the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT, was just evacuated after a possible bomb threat.

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South Carolina Senate Candidate Wants Teachers Armed With Assault Rifles

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 11:45 AM January 21, 2014
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“The Second Amendment is pretty clear. It says the right to carry arms should not be infringed.” – South Carolina State Senator Lee Bright

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GOP Senator Refuses To Hire Gays, Refuses To Believe Climate Change Exists

by David Badash ● 6:56 PM January 6, 2014
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US Senator Jim Inhofe: wrong on climate change, gay people, ObamaCare, birtherism, the Violence Against Women’s Act, gun control, immigration reform, the Hate Crimes Bill, ENDA…

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GOP Congressman Honors Sandy Hook Massacre With Free Gun Buying Class — For Kids

by David Badash ● 2:31 PM December 9, 2013
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A GOP Congressman will be honoring the December 14 Sandy Hook massacre of twenty first-grade school children and six adults by holding a gun safety and gun purchasing class Saturday.

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On Our Radar – Espionage Elves, Buddy Benches And Teaching Kindness

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 9:27 AM December 8, 2013
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We always thought the legacy of Sandy Hook would be stricter gun laws. It seems, at least in the short term, that is not going to happen. But there is a legacy from Sandy Hook. A “kindness” legacy.

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Sandy Hook, The Video Game – How Low Can They Sink?

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 1:49 PM November 21, 2013
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A new role playing video game, in which you can step into Adam Lanza’s shoes and roam the halls of Sandy Hook Elementary School, is raising a furor among victims’ families.

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Anti-Obamacare Senator Gets Emergency Heart Surgery After ‘Routine’ Test ‘That Everyone Gets’

by David Badash ● 12:13 PM October 8, 2013
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Anti-Obamacare Republican US Senator James Inhofe feels “great” after undergoing emergency open-heart surgery after getting “a routine colonoscopy that everyone gets.”

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Look: 14 People Who Brought Guns To ‘Starbucks Appreciation Day’

by David Badash ● 5:22 PM August 9, 2013
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Here are 14 gun lovers who thought that bringing guns into Starbucks was a good way to thank the coffee retailer for not banning guns. Think about that for a moment.