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Gun Wars

In Az and Conn., disparate responses to mass shootings

The similarities in the attacks were striking: Both were carried out by heavily armed young men with histories of mental illness. But in the aftermath of the tragedies, the states took radically different approaches on gun violence.... Read more»

A year after Newtown, searching for answers in the nation’s schools

Guns or funds? Districts debate what it will take to make kids safer, and schools and state governments have feverishly searched for ways to protect their students. State legislators introduced hundreds of pieces of legislation on school safety. Many called for arming more security guards or, like a law passed in Texas, for arming teachers.... Read more»

3.5 years of ammo magazines sold in 72 hours

Ammo supplier Brownells says sales of 3 1/2 years of magazines in 72 hours a response to stricter gun control.... Read more»

Comfort dogs deployed to Newtown

A team of golden retrievers have arrived in Newtown, Connecticut, to help those grieving after a shooting rampage on Friday killed 27 people, most of them young children.... Read more»

Gun sales surge in America

Americans tried to buy 2 million guns in November this year, according to statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.... Read more»

Newtown shootings

Grijalva: 'Grief cannot be the end of our response'

When a man kills twenty children and seven others for no reason other than his own demons, the immediate human response is the same anywhere: deep pain, grief, anger and frustration. In the United States, unfortunately, such a tragedy carries an added weight because it is not unique.... Read more»2

Sandy Hook

Adam Lanza taught to shoot by mother

Nancy Lanza, the mother of the Sandy Hook shooter, took her mentally ill son to gun ranges to learn to shoot. ... Read more»

Conn. school shooter killed self after gunning down 27

Authorities have identified the man suspected of killing 26 people at a Connecticut school as 20-year-old Adam Lanza. The shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary left 20 children dead, reports said. Earlier reports said that 24-year-old Ryan Lanza, Adam's brother, was the shooter.... Read more»