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US Remembers Connecticut Shooting Victims

Posted December 21st, 2012 at 12:00 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama and other Americans paused Friday morning, remembering the children and adults gunned down by a 20-year-old in Newtown, Connecticut, one week ago. Church bells rang in Newtown and other U.S. towns and cities as mourners stood in silence. Authorities say Adam Lanza killed his mother, then went to an elementary school, […]

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US Remembers Connecticut Shooting Victims

Posted December 21st, 2012 at 10:00 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama and other Americans paused Friday morning, remembering the children and adults gunned down by a 20-year-old in Newtown, Connecticut, one week ago. Church bells rang in Newtown and other U.S. towns and cities for the victims, while mourners stood in silence. Authorities say Adam Lanza killed his mother, then went to […]

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Obama to Remember Connecticut Shooting Victims

Posted December 21st, 2012 at 3:00 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama and other Americans are observing a moment of silence Friday morning for the victims of a mass shooting, a week ago, in Newtown, Connecticut. Twenty-six people were killed, last Friday, after 20-year-old Adam Lanza opened fire at an elementary school he is believed to have attended. Twenty of the victims were […]

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More Funerals in Newtown; More Debate on Gun Control

Posted December 20th, 2012 at 2:30 pm (UTC-5)
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More funerals and memorial services were held Thursday in Newtown, Connecticut for victims of the second-deadliest school shooting in U.S. history. The latest victims laid to rest were as young as six years old — some of the 20 children killed in Friday’s mass shooting. Twenty-six people died when a gunman opened fire on students […]

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More Funerals in Newtown; More Debate on Gun Control

Posted December 20th, 2012 at 7:10 am (UTC-5)
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Three six-year-old children are among the victims being laid to rest in Newtown, Connecticut, as a result of a mass shooting that has renewed debate over gun violence and gun control laws. The children were among 26 students and adults who died, last Friday, when a gunman opened fire at an elementary school. Authorities believe […]

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Obama Calls on Congress to Act on Gun Control

Posted December 19th, 2012 at 4:30 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has called on Congress to reinstate an assault weapons ban, five days after a gunman with a military-style weapon killed 20 children and six adults in the second-worst school shooting in the nation’s history. President Obama named Vice President Joe Biden to lead an effort to write a set of concrete […]

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Obama Calls on Congress to Act on Gun Control

Posted December 19th, 2012 at 2:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has called on Congress to reinstate an assault weapons ban, five days after a gunman with a military-style weapon killed 20 children and six adults in the second-worst school shooting in the nation’s history. President Obama says he has named Vice President Joe Biden to lead an effort to come up […]

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Obama Calls on Congress to Act on Gun Control

Posted December 19th, 2012 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has called on Congress to act on reinstating an assault weapons ban and closing the gun show loophole that allows guns to be purchased from private dealers without background checks. At the White House Wednesday, President Obama said he has named his vice president, Joe Biden, to lead an effort to […]

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More Funerals for School Shooting Victims, Obama to Address Gun Violence

Posted December 19th, 2012 at 7:00 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama will outline a process for formulating policies addressing gun violence Wednesday, in the wake of last week’s school shooting in Connecticut that killed 26 people. The effort is expected to be led by Vice President Joe Biden. White House aides say the president is not expected to call for specific measures. […]

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Obama Backs Assault Weapons Ban; Town Buries More Shooting Victims

Posted December 18th, 2012 at 7:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The White House says President Barack Obama is “actively supportive” of planned legislation reinstating a national ban on assault weapons — one of several demands by gun control supporters revived in the wake of last week’s school massacre in Connecticut. White House spokesman Jay Carney spoke Tuesday, as the shattered community of Newtown, Connecticut continued […]

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