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It actually got easier to buy a gun after Sandy Hook
Instead of limiting access to firearms after Sandy Hook, states such as Indiana and Mississippi passed laws to beef up the presence of police officers in schools. Kansas adopted a law allowing people ... read more
Since Newtown, States Have Passed Hundreds of Gun Laws. Most Expand Access.
In the two weeks since the Florida school massacre, state lawmakers around the country have introduced bills to ban bump stocks, ban assault weapons, and expand ... gun-rights bills will have a better ... read more
Three Years After the Sandy Hook Shooting, How Have Gun Laws Changed?
"many states have moved in the opposite direction, embracing the National Rifle Association's axiom that more 'good guys with guns' are needed to deter mass shootings," according to the AP's study of ... read more
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Unpredictable events and outside trends shaped Malloy’s health care policy
Many ... The Sandy Hook massacre early in Malloy’s second term forced the state to reckon with children’s behavioral and mental health services on several levels. In the weeks after the ... read more
How gun laws have changed in the 5 years since Sandy Hook
"I was just incredibly angry after the Sandy Hook ... from gun rights groups. In October, Sessions' Justice Department narrowed the federal definition of "fugitive from justice" to apply only to peopl... read more
Unexpected events shape Connecticut’s health care policy
Many of the Malloy administration ... New priorities after Sandy Hook In the aftermath of the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, and with an addiction crisis taking lives acro... read more
House bill proposes universal background checks for all gun sales
8 (UPI) --House Democrats with some help by Republicans, unveiled a universal background check bill Tuesday to curb gun violence, eight years to the day after ... the state where 20 children and six a... read more
Congress Unveils Gun Background Check Bill On Anniversary Of Gabrielle Giffords Shooting
Congress nearly passed a bipartisan proposal in 2013 after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown ... NRA opposition to the bill may doom its chances among many Republicans. Gun safet... read more
After Newtown, Gun Rights Gain Momentum In Many States
But the momentum has tipped in a different direction in statehouses across the country, where many responded to the tragedy by moving to expand rather than restrict gun rights. Gun legislation is unde... read more
Backed by moms, money, gun-safety group expands clout
After Congress rejected a move to expand background checks following the Sandy Hook ... in states. The 5 million-member NRA spent $290 million that year, including $27 million on its lobbying arm. The ... read more
Pro-gun Senate candidate forgets when Sandy Hook happened
NATIONAL HARBOR, MARYLAND — In January 2013, just one month after the Sandy Hook Elementary School ... impassioned about Arizona states’ rights and the overreach that I feel that the federal governmen... read more
How Many State Gun Laws Have Been Enacted Since Newtown?
It's been nearly one year since the Sandy Hook Elementary ... "almost every state has enacted at least one new gun law." That's not the depressing part. The next sentence is: "Nearly two-thirds of the ... read more