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Photos of Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre victims sits at a small memorial near the school on January 14, 2013 in Newtown, Connecticut. The town marked a month anniversay since the massacre of 26 children and adults at the school, the second-worst such shooting in U.S. history.  (Credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Despite Safety Emphasis, School Shootings Continue

There’s been no real reduction in the number of U.S. school shootings despite increased security put in place after the rampage at Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012.

02/02/2014

Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords attends a dedication ceremony naming a Capitol Visitor Center conference room in honor of slain Giffords' aide Gabe Zimmerman at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on April 16, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Gabby Giffords: ‘It’s Too Dangerous To Wait’ For Gun Control

On the eve of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, former Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords is challenging Washington leaders not to ignore gun violence.

01/28/2014

A sign welcomes people in Newtown, Connecticut, on December 13, 2013. Families ask media outlets to stay away in respect of their need to be alone to mark the one year anniversary, on December 14. (Credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Police File to be Released on Newtown Shooting

Connecticut authorities said they planned Friday to release state police documents from the investigation into last year’s Newtown school massacre.

12/26/2013

Rally Calling For Safer Gun Legislation Held In Hartford

Bells Tolled 26 Times to Honor Newtown Shooting Victims

Bells tolled 26 times to honor the children and educators killed one year ago in a shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

12/14/2013

File photo of rally. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report Due on Sandy Hook Shooting Investigation

Investigators are planning to release a long-awaited report on the Newtown school shooting, nearly a year after the massacre of 20 children and six women inside Sandy Hook Elementary School.

11/25/2013

File photo of school lockers. (credit: CHANTAL VALERY/AFP/Getty Images)

More Armed Security at Schools After Newtown

In the Fort Lauderdale suburb of Pembroke Pines, students returning to school this year are being greeted not only by their teachers and principal. They’re also meeting the armed school resource officer who will be stationed permanently on campus.

08/26/2013

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks to members of the media after a Democratic Policy Luncheon on June 11, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Reid: We Won’t Let ‘Forces Of Extreme Minority Water Down’ Gun Control Bill

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden met Thursday with relatives of the victims of the Connecticut school shooting, who were visiting Washington on the eve of the six-month anniversary of the tragedy to push anew for gun control.

06/14/2013

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., honorary co-chair of No Labels, is interviewed on the launch of "No Labels Radio" at SiriusXM studios on May 15, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images for SiriusXM)

NRA Launches Attack Ad Against Sen. Manchin Over Background Check Bill

After years of showering U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin with stellar ratings and campaign endorsements, the National Rifle Association targeted the West Virginia Democrat with a TV ad launched Wednesday over his continuing push for broader gun buyer background checks.

06/13/2013

Vice President Joe Biden comfort family members of Newtown school shooting victims while President Barack Obama speaks on gun control at the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., on April 17, 2013. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden: Gun Control ‘Fight Is Far From Over’

Six months after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, some of the victims’ families are heading to Capitol Hill to remind lawmakers they are painfully waiting for action, while some of the president’s allies are asking him to do more without any new prospects of legislation to toughen gun laws.

06/10/2013

File photo of a gun shop. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gun Shop Owner: Past 6 Months ‘Busiest The Industry Has Ever Seen’

For five months, ammunition at Nuckols Gun Works in Staunton has been flying off the shelves.

05/22/2013

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