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.
Gabby Giffords: 'It's Too Dangerous To Wait' For Gun ControlOn 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.
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.
Bells Tolled 26 Times to Honor Newtown Shooting VictimsBells tolled 26 times to honor the children and educators killed one year ago in a shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
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.
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.
Reid: We Won't Let 'Forces Of Extreme Minority Water Down' Gun Control BillPresident 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.
NRA Launches Attack Ad Against Sen. Manchin Over Background Check BillAfter 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.
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.
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.
GOP Senator: Gun Background Check Measure 'Could Lead To Creation Of National Gun Registry'The Senate set a long-awaited vote for Wednesday on a bipartisan plan for expanding background checks to more firearms buyers, with supporters facing a steeply uphill path to victory.
Manchin: Newtown Families Say Gun Background Check Measure Would Not Have Prevented ShootingSen. Joe Manchin reveals that Newtown families told him that the gun background check measure that he co-sponsored with Sen. Pat Toomey would not have prevented the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Obama: Gun Control Legislation 'Is Not About Me'With time running out on the chance to pass gun control legislation, President Barack Obama on Monday warned Congress not to use delaying tactics against tighter regulations and told families of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims that he's "determined as ever" to honor their children with tougher laws.
Obama: 'I Am Constrained By A System That Our Founders Put In Place'Ratcheting up pressure for Congress to limit access to guns, President Barack Obama said Wednesday that recent steps by Colorado to tighten its gun laws show "there doesn't have to be a conflict" between keeping citizens safe and protecting Second Amendment rights to gun ownership.
Obama: People Shouldn't Get 'Squishy' Because Of Time Passed Since NewtownPresident Barack Obama says the gun control votes in the Senate next month are the best chance in more than a decade to reduce gun violence.