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A Maryland middle school teacher has been placed on administrative leave after he allegedly authored two fiction books depicting a “futuristic school shooting” using a pseudonym.  (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Police: Md. Teacher Placed on Leave for Authoring Fictional Book of the ‘Largest School Massacre’

A Maryland middle school teacher has been placed on administrative leave after he allegedly authored two fiction books using a pseudonym, with one depicting a “futuristic school shooting.”

08/28/2014

File photo of President Barack Obama. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama Proposing Gun Limits, Faces Tough Obstacles

President Barack Obama is launching the nation’s most sweeping effort to curb gun violence in nearly two decades, urging a reluctant Congress to ban military-style assault weapons as well as the kinds of high-capacity ammunition magazines used in last month’s massacre of 20 elementary school children in Newtown, Conn.

01/15/2013

File photo of a police officer with a gun in his holster, watching over a public area during the holidays. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Poll: Va. Supports Armed Officers in Public Schools

Virginians overwhelmingly support requiring background checks on buyers at gun shows and posting armed police officers in public school buildings after last month’s Connecticut school shooting, according to a statewide poll released Thursday.

01/10/2013

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.

12/19/2012

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