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Obama Newtown School Shooting

Stop the Massacres of Our Children: The Case for Meaningful Gun Control Legislation

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 02.23.2013 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

We cannot change the past. We cannot bring back to life a single murdered child. But all of us, regardless of party affiliation or political orientation, can and must do everything in our collective power to stop the carnage of our children in the future.

For My Newtown

Anna Hodge | Posted 02.18.2013 | Teen
Anna Hodge

These children are our brothers, sisters, daughters, sons, cousins, neighbors, and the kids we babysat every day after school or taught swimming lessons. They were an integral part of our community; they were our happiness.

LOOK: 'Wall Of Love' Collects Handwritten Messages Of Support For Newtown

Posted 12.18.2012 | Impact

The tragic events that took place on Dec. 14 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., have left a nation saddened, confused and angry. B...

Caring About and for Kids With Asperger Syndrome in the Aftermath of the Newtown Massacre

Jerome Schultz | Posted 02.15.2013 | Parents
Jerome Schultz

Kids with Asperger's syndrome need to understand that having that condition or diagnosis does not mean that they are the kind of person who takes the lives of innocent children and adults.

No Political Solution for Mass Shootings Like Newtown

Brian Jencunas | Posted 02.15.2013 | College
Brian Jencunas

We may want to believe in a public policy solution to these senseless slaughters, but there isn't one. The only solution we have is, to quote the President, "Do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, inwardly, we are being renewed day by day."

Obama Leaves Note For Newtown Teachers

Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

Two staff members at Newtown High School in Connecticut were surprised to find a message left for them on a whiteboard on Sunday by President Barack O...

A Still, Small Voice

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 02.16.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The nation has come together, as it always does, during a moment of tragedy. But every day thousands of tragedies go unseen. Would we be as divided as we are if those tragedies were as immediate and visible as the deaths in Newtown?

Obama Addresses Newtown In Wake Of Tragedy (FULL TEXT)

Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics

President Obama spoke at a prayer vigil in Newton, Connecticut on Sunday in honor of the victims of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. B...

Sam Stein

Obama Speaks At Sandy Hook Vigil | Sam Stein | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Speaking before an auditorium of grieving parents, community members and others there to mourn the killing of 20 first graders and six a...

'Today IS The Day': Petitioners Flood White House Website After Shooting

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 12.14.2012 | Politics

Petitioners took to the White House website en masse on Friday, telling President Barack Obama that now -- hours after a gunman opened fire on element...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Bloomberg: Gun Control Needs 'Immediate Action' From Obama | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg called on President Barack Obama to take “immediate action” following Friday’s mass shooting...

Obama Orders Flags At Half-Staff

Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama ordered flags at the White House, public buildings, grounds and military facilities to be flown at half-staff in the wake of a ...

Obama Reacts To Newtown School Shooting

Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama became emotional as he delivered remarks on the Newtown elementary school shooting Friday. "I offered Governor Malloy my con...