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Jesse Lewis: A Hero in the Silence Forever

Varda Epstein | Posted 02.15.2014 | Crime
Varda Epstein

"Run," he cried, and having jogged the survival instincts of his nine classmates, having woken them to the possibilities still there before them, Jesse went down, the first fresh bullet cutting his young life short.

Reflecting on the One Year Anniversary of the Sandy Hook Shooting

Sen. Richard Blumenthal | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics
Sen. Richard Blumenthal

Newtown changed all of us forever, and now our obligation is to change the world for the better. And that means keeping faith with the families, and all Americans, in seeking to prevent such horrors from happening.

High Capacity Magazines - The Key Means of Massacre for Mass Murderers Must be Banned

Sen. Richard Blumenthal | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics
Sen. Richard Blumenthal

I'm offering an amendment to the Senate's gun violence prevention measure that would ban high-capacity magazines, a common-sense proposal that a majority of Americans support. Passing this amendment is not only the right thing to do, it's the smart thing to do.

A Financial Solution to Our Gun Problem

Lisa Wexler | Posted 04.06.2013 | Politics
Lisa Wexler

Insurance companies could do what the government can neither afford nor accomplish -- they could reduce the risk of harm to the rest of us by forcing individual gun owners to act responsibly.

Assault Weapons Ban Is Not Enough

Earnest Harris | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics
Earnest Harris

The whole focus on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines as the cornerstones of the agenda is still a compromise to gun owners and the NRA that they won't ever accept anyway. So why stop there?

Gerry Smith

Why Adam Lanza May Have Failed To Cover His Digital Tracks | Gerry Smith | Posted 12.19.2012 | Technology

Before going on a murderous rampage last week, Adam Lanza reportedly took a dramatic step to erase his digital history: He removed the hard drive from...

Raising Moral Children: Keeping Them Safe From One Another

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 02.16.2013 | Parents
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

While we need training and a license to drive a car, pilot a plane and even own a gun -- activities that are regulated by our government -- what we need most and can regulate ourselves are the keys to raising healthy and moral children.

Adam Lanza Identified As School Gunman

Posted 12.14.2012 | Crime

Adam Lanza has been identified as the suspected shooter in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn., the Associated Press reports. ...