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Families Of Newtown Victims Take Steps Toward Lawsuits

Reuters | Richard Weizel | Posted 02.13.2015 | Politics

NEWTOWN, Conn., Dec 14 (Reuters) - Parents of almost half the young children killed by a gunman at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, two...

The Beautiful Way Broadway Producers Are Helping Newtown

HuffPost Live | Christian Nilsson | Posted 12.12.2013 | Arts

“How can I help?” The question was on nearly everyone’s mind last December after learning of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in ...

Newtown Families Learn How Much Money They'll Get From Donated Funds

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2013 | Impact

By Richard Weizel MILFORD, Conn., July 17 (Reuters) - Families of 20 children and six adults killed in the mass shooting at a Connecti...

WATCH: Williamson Doubles Down On Gabby Giffords Comments

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.02.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Gun control opponents claim that President Barack Obama “exploited the grief” of the Newtown families by “using them as props to make a politica...

Newtown Families 'Honestly Disgusted' At Background Checks Vote

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

Family members of three Newtown victims appeared on CBS' Face The Nation to discuss this week gun control failure. A Senate bill to expand gun backgro...

Michael McAuliff

WATCH: Sandy Hook Families Appeal To Senators Blocking Gun Bill | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The children gunned down in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings and the adults slaughtered trying to protect them deserve to have...

Exploitive Newtown Facebook Pages Stir Controversy

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 02.25.2013 | Politics

Facebook officials have agreed to take down some unofficial tribute pages for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting after Connecticut ...

Michelle Obama Pens Open Letter To Parents On Sandy Hook Shooting

Posted 12.21.2012 | Black Voices

The horrific news of the Sandy Hook shooting left the country reeling and certainly gave every parent a reason to hold their children closer and hug t...

A Video for Newtown

Jan Phillips | Posted 02.17.2013 | Impact
Jan Phillips

This is a song I wrote after losing a dear friend whose time had come. I haven't known what to do with my grief over Newtown, so I made this video, using the song "Candles in the Night" from my new CD.

What's In A Name? Everything.

Lisa Belkin | Posted 02.18.2013 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Names are for the future. We choose them with the expectation that they will be carried forward, a first and most lasting gift.

No One Would Touch These Children -- But Someone Did

Amanda King | Posted 02.17.2013 | Parents
Amanda King

Those children. How can this have happened? How can this be real?

Ellen DeGeneres' Emotional Dedication To Newtown

Posted 12.18.2012 | Celebrity

A teary-eyed Ellen DeGeneres announced this morning that her Dec. 18 show would be dedicated to the residents of Newtown, Conn., who were directly aff...

Connecticut Tragedy: Focusing on the Wrong Things

Josh Birch | Posted 02.17.2013 | College
Josh Birch

Reporters are taught to break the story and get the interview that will captivate an audience. However, there are exceptions where there is something more important than ratings and more important than making a good story.