# newtown - Thursday 16 June, 2016
Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy spoke about the Newtown school massacre, which saw the loss of 26 people, mostly children, in 2012.
# newtown - Saturday 14 December, 2013
The shooting at Newtown in Connecticut was the second-deadliest mass shooting by a single person in US history. Twenty-six people – including 20 children – were killed.
# newtown - Wednesday 11 December, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden made the announcement as he met with families of children killed in the Newtown school shooting.
# newtown - Thursday 5 December, 2013
Victims’ families had fought to suppress the tapes, fearing that they would cause distress.
# newtown - Monday 25 November, 2013
New details about the devastating massacre of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut nearly a year ago have emerged in a report published today.
# newtown - Sunday 16 June, 2013
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# newtown - Friday 14 June, 2013
The shootings took place on 14 December last, when deranged Adam Lanza shot his mother and then 26 others, including 20 children.
# newtown - Saturday 18 May, 2013
70 copies of Colum McCann’s ‘Let The Great World Spin’ have been given to staff and students at Newtown, Connecticut.
# newtown - Wednesday 17 April, 2013
The vote is a major blow to the Obama administration.
# newtown - Tuesday 9 April, 2013
The US president gave his second big speech on gun control in a week in a Connecticut town close to where the Sandy Hook massacre took place.
# newtown - Thursday 4 April, 2013
Connecticut is set to become the third state to vote in new gun control rules following the Newtown shooting.
# newtown - Thursday 21 March, 2013
After Newtown, Larry Donnelly was optimistic that the US might work towards stricter gun laws – but news that a ban on assault weapons has been removed from the legislation currently being considered has caused him to lose hope.
# newtown - Thursday 31 January, 2013
The former US congresswoman, who nearly died after being shot in the head two years ago, gave an emotional testimony to senators in Washington yesterday.
# newtown - Thursday 3 January, 2013
The children will not return to Sandy Hook, but will instead attend a disused school in a nearby town.
# newtown - Wednesday 2 January, 2013
The town of Marlboro has posted armed police at every school on the restart of the academic year today.
# newtown - Friday 28 December, 2012
The 37-year-old from the Bronx allegedly claimed to be the aunt of one of the victims.
# newtown - Thursday 27 December, 2012
The New York newspaper published the names and addresses of people who are licensed to own guns across two counties in the state – but were they right to do it?
# newtown - Sunday 23 December, 2012
Xavier will auction off the uniforms for charity, they say.
# newtown - Saturday 22 December, 2012
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# newtown - Friday 21 December, 2012
The US’ powerful gun lobby group, the National Rifle Association, has called for armed police or guards to be deployed in every school in the country.
The NRA is giving its first press conference since the mass shooting at a school in Newtown, Connecticut a week ago where 20 children and six adults died.
26 bells were sounded – one for each of the victims of last week’s shooting – after a moment of silence.
# newtown - Wednesday 19 December, 2012
Obama has asked his vice president Joe Biden to lead efforts to formulate proposals that he insists will not impinge on the Second Amendment, which enshrines the right to bear arms in the US.
Sandy Hook elementary remains closed, though, and children have been invited to attend alternative schools next month.
# newtown - Tuesday 18 December, 2012
The US president has thrown his support behind a Democratic senator’s attempts to reintroduce a ban on certain types of guns, a ban which expired eight years ago.
Johnson scored a 94-yard touchdown in the win against the Jets.
# newtown - Monday 17 December, 2012
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The US president attended a vigil last night for the victims of the Newtown massacre and gave his strongest hint yet that he may seek to reform America’s gun laws.
# newtown - Sunday 16 December, 2012
The President will visit the scene of Friday’s school massacre to sympathise with the families of the 27 victims.
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The names and ages of the victims have been released, as officials say each victim was struck more than once.
# newtown - Saturday 15 December, 2012
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Candlelit vigils and prayer services for the victims have been held in Newtown Connecticut and in Washington.
As the world reacts to the latest mass shooting in America, we ask you whether you believe a tightening of America’s gun laws will make any lasting difference?
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World leaders have expressed their condolences over the killing and raised questions about America’s lax gun laws.
The shooting in Newtown, Connecticut in which 20 children were killed has been described as one of the world’s worst mass shootings.
# newtown - Friday 14 December, 2012
The shooter was pronounced dead at the scene and it is reported that he took his own life.