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Obama on Gun Violence: ‘We Hear You.’

President Barack Obama says his administration has received an outpouring of support for stricter gun laws following last week’s elementary school massacre in Connecticut, telling respondents to an online petition, ‘We hear you.’


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Man With ‘High Powered Rifle’ Written On Board Arrested At Va. Sandy Hook School

A man was arrested after he walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in northern Virginia with a 2-by-4 board with the words “High Powered Rifle” written on it.


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Opinion: Gun Reform

In the wake of the tragedy in Connecticut, it is clear that this nation needs to reform its gun laws and a number of other needs now.


US President Barack Obama delivers a statement in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House on December 19, 2012 in Washington, DC. Obama tasked his deputy Vice President Joe Biden to study the problem of gun violence on Wednesday and called for a gun control bill to be submitted by January. Speaking at the White House five days after a lone gunman slaughtered 20 children and six adults at a Connecticut elementary school, Obama said he supported a citizen's right to bear arms but only within 'responsible limits.' AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Sets January Deadline For Gun Proposals

Spurred by a horrific elementary school shooting, President Barack Obama tasked his administration Wednesday with creating concrete proposals to reduce gun violence that has plagued the country.


National Rifle Association (NRA) CEO Wayne LaPierre. (Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

NRA Promises To Help Prevent Future School Shootings

After four days of self-imposed silence on the shooting that killed 26 people inside a Newtown, Conn., elementary school, the nation’s largest gun rights lobby emerged Tuesday and promised “to offer meaningful contributions to help make sure this never happens again.”


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Gov. McDonnell Calls For School Safety Task Force in Virginia

Gov. Bob McDonnell is not wasting any time ensuring school safety in Virginia in the aftermath of the horrific school shooting that took 26 lives in Connecticut on Friday.


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Reid: Congress Needs Debate On Stopping Gun Violence

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says Congress must have a meaningful conversation and debate on how to change laws to stop gun violence.


The National Rifle Association has maintained social media silence since the elementary school shootings last Friday. (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

NRA Shuts Down Facebook, No Tweets Since School Shooting

National Rifle Association officials have kept quiet in the wake of Friday’s elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn., and they also shut down their Facebook page and have not had any Twitter activity since Friday morning.


A woman walks a child toward the Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 15, 2012 in Newtown, Conn. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

6-Year-Old Survivor: ‘Mommy, I’m OK But All My Friends Are Dead’

A 6-year-old first-grade girl played dead to survive while Adam Lanza gunned down her classmates at Sandy Hook Elementary School Friday.


President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks during a memorial service for the victims and relatives of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting on Dec. 16, 2012 in Newtown, Conn. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: I Will Use ‘Whatever Power This Office Holds’ To Protect Children

President Barack Obama is vowing to use “whatever power this office holds” to safeguard the nation’s children, raising the prospect that he will pursue policy changes to stem gun violence in the wake of an elementary school massacre.





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