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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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

Inside the demolished and rebuilt Sandy Hook Elementary School

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

The choir will perform ‘America the Beautiful’.

Video: 'You must act. Be bold' - Gabrielle Giffords testifies before US senators Gun Violence This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

# sandy-hook - Monday 17 December, 2012

The Evening with added 1990s Internet

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

First two funerals held after US school shooting

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"

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.