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Everytown For Gun Safety

Erin Dando was a mom living in South Carolina with her family five years ago when the shooting at Sandy Hook School took place.  She recalled walking home with her children from school and for the first time feeling that her children might not be safe. 322 more words

The Miracle of Light

We are halfway through the eight nights of Hanukah, lighting one candle, then two, adding another each day to celebrate the miracle of the holiday. 233 more words


Guilty Verdict In Shooting Death Of Teen Who Shielded Friends From Gunfire

Zenobia Dobson hugs Assistant District Attorney Phil Morton Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in Knoxville, Tenn.

(KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jurors found one defendant guilty Thursday of first-degree murder and two others guilty on a lesser charge of facilitation of first-degree murder in the 2015 death of a Tennessee teen who was lauded for courageously shielding his friends from gunfire. 785 more words

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No More Moments of Silence

Five years ago today, 20 first graders and six teachers were gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

So, what’s happened since Newtown? We’ve seen mass shootings in churches, movie theaters, an outdoor concert, a nightclub, a county social service office.* We’ve had a lot of moments of silence. 193 more words


My Son Was Killed at Sandy Hook. I Can’t Go Back in Time, But I Can Try to Change the Future

On December 3rd, a Facebook memory from seven years ago appeared on my timeline. Captioned simply “The boys,” it showed my sons Jake and Dylan playing in our backyard in England, on a surprisingly snowy day. 1,006 more words

Remembering Sandy Hook

My Closing Thought–14Dec17!

This week we remember the heinous attack on the school at Sandy Hook…..that unless you are a mental midget and fall for the crap that the killings never happened that the deaths were nothing more than actors……it is silly! 155 more words


Joe Biden: How the Sandy Hook Families Give Me Strength

On December 14, 2012, 20 first-graders and 6 educators were murdered by a gunman at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. President Obama and I still talk about how that day was the saddest day we had in the White House. 601 more words