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File photo of Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams. (credit: YUI MOK/AFP/Getty Images)

Anglican Leader Backs Gun Control In The US

The leader of the world’s 80 million-strong Anglican Communion has thrown his support behind stricter gun control in the U.S., saying the easy availability of powerful weapons drew vulnerable people toward violence.

12/22/2012

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.”

12/18/2012

Sandy Hook School

Opinion: Guns

Following the events in Connecticut last Friday, there is a fundamental question that keeps crossing my mind: Why did this have to happen? How many more schools need to be shot up before we act? How many children need to die over a Constitutional Amendment that addressed the right for Americans to possess muskets?

12/18/2012

File photo of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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.

12/17/2012

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.

12/17/2012

O.A.R's performance at Merriweather Post Pavillion in Columbia, MD on August 10, 2012. (Photos by T. Yorro/94.7 Fresh FM)

O.A.R. Returns Home to Help

In the wake of Friday’s tragedy in Newtown, Conn., a band of homegrown superstars took to the stage to bring a little bit of relief — if only for a few hours.

12/17/2012

File photo of firearms and training guns including a M1 carbine rifle and an AR-15 rifle. (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Rifle In Conn. Massacre Similar To D.C. Sniper

Weapons used by Connecticut gunman Adam Lanza, who killed 20 children and six school workers Friday after killing his mother at their home. Lanza committed suicide in Sandy Hook Elementary School.

12/17/2012

President Barack Obama wipes tears as he makes a statement in response to the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Visits Like Newtown Becoming Too Regular For Obama

For President Barack Obama, it was another sorrowful visit to another grieving community full of broken hearts from unimaginable violence.

12/16/2012

File photo of N.Y. Mayor Michael Bloomberg. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: President’s Top Priority Should Be Guns

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says President Barack Obama’s first priority in his second term should be to lead the country on gun control.

12/16/2012

File photo of Calif. Sen. Dianne Feinstein. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Feinstein To Introduce Assault Weapons Ban In Congress

The school shooting in Newtown, Conn., is expected to bring about a bill calling for a ban on assault weapons at the start of the new Congress.

12/16/2012

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