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# sandy-hook - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones ordered to pay $100k after he claimed Sandy Hook massacre was a hoax
# Infowars
# Infowars

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones ordered to pay $100k after he claimed Sandy Hook massacre was a hoax

Jan 1st 2020, 3:00 PM 58,036 Views 78 Comments

A 20-year-old gunman killed 20 first-graders, six educators and himself at the school in 2012.

# sandy-hook - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Father of Sandy Hook victim wins case against author who claimed the shooting never happened
# Defamation
# Defamation

Father of Sandy Hook victim wins case against author who claimed the shooting never happened

Jun 18th 2019, 7:10 AM 23,007 Views 0 Comments

The latest victory for victims’ relatives who have been taking a more aggressive stance against conspiracy theorists.

# sandy-hook - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Alex Jones and Infowars banned from Facebook
# Conspiracy Theory
# Conspiracy Theory

Alex Jones and Infowars banned from Facebook

May 2nd 2019, 10:54 PM 33,128 Views 193 Comments

Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam was also banned.

# sandy-hook - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Sandy Hook families renew push to have gun makers held responsible for their children's deaths
# Mass Shooting
# Mass Shooting

Sandy Hook families renew push to have gun makers held responsible for their children's deaths

Nov 14th 2017, 10:00 PM 10,372 Views 22 Comments

Families were back in court today – last year a lawsuit was thrown out of court.

# sandy-hook - Friday 29 July, 2016

Inside the demolished and rebuilt Sandy Hook Elementary School
# Regeneration
# Regeneration

Inside the demolished and rebuilt Sandy Hook Elementary School

Jul 29th 2016, 9:38 PM 20,164 Views 43 Comments

The scene of the 2012 Newtown massacre is now a high-tech building that will open in the autumn.

# sandy-hook - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Sandy Hook Elementary school evacuated after fake bomb threat
# Bomb Scare
# Bomb Scare

Sandy Hook Elementary school evacuated after fake bomb threat

Oct 1st 2014, 6:27 PM 9,408 Views 34 Comments

That’s where 26 children and teachers were shot dead in 2012.

# sandy-hook - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Police release Sandy Hook shooting documents and evidence photos
# Massacre
# Massacre

Police release Sandy Hook shooting documents and evidence photos

Dec 28th 2013, 12:08 PM 25,689 Views 25 Comments

The evidence report shows that ammunition, gun magazines and shooting paper targets were found at the home of Adam Lanza.

# sandy-hook - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Dec 14th 2013, 8:00 PM 11,745 Views 1 Comment

Everyone’s talking about Gerry Adams at Nelson Mandela’s funeral, Commander Chris Hadfield in Dublin, and the weather…

One year on, Sandy Hook marks the anniversary of school massacre
# Newtown
# Newtown

One year on, Sandy Hook marks the anniversary of school massacre

Dec 14th 2013, 7:15 AM 5,813 Views 9 Comments

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.

# sandy-hook - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

One year after Sandy Hook, US to give $100m to mental health services
# Shooting
# Shooting

One year after Sandy Hook, US to give $100m to mental health services

Dec 11th 2013, 7:40 AM 3,112 Views 10 Comments

Vice President Joe Biden made the announcement as he met with families of children killed in the Newtown school shooting.

# sandy-hook - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Harrowing Sandy Hook 911 calls made public
# Sandy Hook
# Sandy Hook

Harrowing Sandy Hook 911 calls made public

Dec 5th 2013, 11:27 AM 9,282 Views 17 Comments

Victims’ families had fought to suppress the tapes, fearing that they would cause distress.

# sandy-hook - Monday 25 November, 2013

Sandy Hook shooter 'was obsessed by Columbine', but motive for massacre still unknown
# Sandy Hook
# Sandy Hook

Sandy Hook shooter 'was obsessed by Columbine', but motive for massacre still unknown

Nov 25th 2013, 9:41 PM 19,709 Views 71 Comments

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.

# sandy-hook - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Classroom door locks and communication devices vital for school security
# Sandy Hook
# Sandy Hook

Classroom door locks and communication devices vital for school security

Aug 10th 2013, 5:30 PM 6,871 Views 30 Comments

Panel looking at how schools can increase their security following Newtown massacre says simple steps are the most effective.

# sandy-hook - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jun 16th 2013, 10:00 AM 10,943 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# sandy-hook - Friday 14 June, 2013

Today marks six months since the Sandy Hook school shooting rampage
# Newtown
# Newtown

Today marks six months since the Sandy Hook school shooting rampage

Jun 14th 2013, 6:55 AM 5,225 Views 21 Comments

The shootings took place on 14 December last, when deranged Adam Lanza shot his mother and then 26 others, including 20 children.

# sandy-hook - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

'A pretty shameful day for Washington' - Obama angry at Senate gun vote
# Gun Laws
# Gun Laws

'A pretty shameful day for Washington' - Obama angry at Senate gun vote

Apr 17th 2013, 11:25 PM 21,358 Views 151 Comments

The father of a Sandy Hook victim also spoke about the rejected Senate measure on gun checks at the White House today.

# sandy-hook - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Obama slams Republicans for gun reform 'stunts'
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Obama slams Republicans for gun reform 'stunts'

Apr 9th 2013, 8:42 AM 4,809 Views 4 Comments

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.

# sandy-hook - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Connecticut passes 'toughest gun law in the US' after Sandy Hook massacre
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Connecticut passes 'toughest gun law in the US' after Sandy Hook massacre

Apr 4th 2013, 8:11 AM 8,138 Views 90 Comments

Connecticut is set to become the third state to vote in new gun control rules following the Newtown shooting.

# sandy-hook - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

US ban on assault rifles removed from gun control package
# Assault Weapons
# Assault Weapons

US ban on assault rifles removed from gun control package

Mar 20th 2013, 8:45 AM 6,260 Views 76 Comments

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid admitted that the proposed ban on assault rifles and large capacity magazines did not have the votes to pass.

# sandy-hook - Friday 22 February, 2013

Biden urges action on gun control in conference attended by Sandy Hook parents
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Biden urges action on gun control in conference attended by Sandy Hook parents

Feb 22nd 2013, 9:41 AM 1,894 Views 16 Comments

Biden advocated a series of proposals, including universal background checks for gun owners, a ban on many military-style weapons and a limit on the size of magazines.

# sandy-hook - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Sandy Hook children to pay tribute to classmates by singing at the Super Bowl
# Sandy Hook
# Sandy Hook

Sandy Hook children to pay tribute to classmates by singing at the Super Bowl

Jan 31st 2013, 1:06 PM 4,313 Views 14 Comments

The choir will perform ‘America the Beautiful’.

Video: 'You must act. Be bold' - Gabrielle Giffords testifies before US senators
# Gun Violence
# Gun Violence

Video: 'You must act. Be bold' - Gabrielle Giffords testifies before US senators

Jan 31st 2013, 10:26 AM 3,251 Views 4 Comments

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.

# sandy-hook - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Obama unveils sweeping proposals to help curb gun violence
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Obama unveils sweeping proposals to help curb gun violence

Jan 16th 2013, 9:50 PM 8,043 Views 90 Comments

President Obama demanded an assault weapons ban and universal background checks for gun buyers.

# sandy-hook - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Pic: The moment Obama learned of Sandy Hook shooting
# Shooting
# Shooting

Pic: The moment Obama learned of Sandy Hook shooting

Jan 5th 2013, 12:25 PM 25,226 Views 61 Comments

The US president later described this as the worst day in his presidency.

# sandy-hook - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Sandy Hook massacre survivors back to class today
# Sandy Hook
# Sandy Hook

Sandy Hook massacre survivors back to class today

Jan 3rd 2013, 9:34 AM 4,565 Views 10 Comments

The children will not return to Sandy Hook, but will instead attend a disused school in a nearby town.

# sandy-hook - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

New Jersey town posts armed police at every school
# United States
# United States

New Jersey town posts armed police at every school

Jan 2nd 2013, 6:10 PM 13,820 Views 72 Comments

The town of Marlboro has posted armed police at every school on the restart of the academic year today.

# sandy-hook - Thursday 27 December, 2012

US newspaper publishes map showing gun owners' names and addresses
# Journalism
# Journalism

US newspaper publishes map showing gun owners' names and addresses

Dec 27th 2012, 12:11 PM 11,540 Views 47 Comments

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?

# sandy-hook - Sunday 23 December, 2012

University basketball team show support for Newtown with special Sandy Hook jerseys
# Sandy Hook
From The42
# Sandy Hook

University basketball team show support for Newtown with special Sandy Hook jerseys

Dec 23rd 2012, 11:42 AM 706 Views 0 Comments

Xavier will auction off the uniforms for charity, they say.

# sandy-hook - Friday 21 December, 2012

NRA: 'The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun'
# Gun Violence
# Gun Violence

NRA: 'The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun'

Dec 21st 2012, 5:17 PM 11,523 Views 150 Comments

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.

Pic: Protester disrupts National Rifle Association press conference
# Protest
# Protest

Pic: Protester disrupts National Rifle Association press conference

Dec 21st 2012, 4:10 PM 3,929 Views 21 Comments

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.

Bells sounded in Newtown to mark a week since shootings
# Newtown
# Newtown

Bells sounded in Newtown to mark a week since shootings

Dec 21st 2012, 2:57 PM 2,540 Views 8 Comments

26 bells were sounded – one for each of the victims of last week’s shooting – after a moment of silence.

# sandy-hook - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Obama wants gun violence proposals by next month
# United States
# United States

Obama wants gun violence proposals by next month

Dec 19th 2012, 8:12 PM 4,463 Views 26 Comments

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.

Four days after massacre, children return to school in Newtown
# Newtown
# Newtown

Four days after massacre, children return to school in Newtown

Dec 19th 2012, 7:49 AM 7,184 Views 6 Comments

Sandy Hook elementary remains closed, though, and children have been invited to attend alternative schools next month.

# sandy-hook - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

After Newtown massacre, Obama backs ban on assault weapons
# Sandy Hook
# Sandy Hook

After Newtown massacre, Obama backs ban on assault weapons

Dec 18th 2012, 8:09 PM 9,291 Views 86 Comments

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.

Titans RB Chris Johnson remembers school shooting victims by writing their names on his cleats
# NFL
From The42
# NFL

Titans RB Chris Johnson remembers school shooting victims by writing their names on his cleats

Dec 18th 2012, 1:20 PM 1,082 Views 0 Comments

Johnson scored a 94-yard touchdown in the win against the Jets.

# sandy-hook - Monday 17 December, 2012

The Evening Fix...now with added 1990s Internet
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added 1990s Internet

Dec 17th 2012, 7:50 PM 15,347 Views 0 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

First two funerals held after US school shooting
# RIP
# RIP

First two funerals held after US school shooting

Dec 17th 2012, 6:55 PM 7,615 Views 36 Comments

Two six-year-old boys are being laid to rest. The first of the girls, also aged six, are due to be laid to rest tomorrow.

Obama tells Newtown: "We will have to change"
# Sandy Hook
# Sandy Hook

Obama tells Newtown: "We will have to change"

Dec 17th 2012, 7:52 AM 6,498 Views 58 Comments

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.