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Horrifying Infographic Reveals Growing Toll Of School Shootings Since Sandy Hook (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK

A staggering 74 school shootings have occurred in the United States since a gunman claimed 27 lives at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connec...

Father Of Sandy Hook Gunman Warns Parents 'This Could Happen To You'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK

The father of Adam Lanza, the gunman who killed 20 primary school children and six teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School, as well as his own mother...

Bullet-proof Backpacks and Playground Paranoia Abound in Sandy Hook Fallout

Planet Ivy | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK Politics
Planet Ivy

As should probably have been expected in the wake of the December shootings at Sandy Hook, America's knee is still jerking over a month later, in a variety of depressingly haphazard directions.

'This May Be The Safest School In America Right Now': Sandy Hook Students Go Back To School

Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Students from Sandy Hook have returned to school for the first time since 27 people, including 20 children, were massacred during Adam Lanza's murdero...

'I Understand Why He Pulled The Trigger': High School Student Suspended For Writing Poem About Sandy Hook Shooting

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.03.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A 17-year-old high school student has been suspended from her San Francisco high school after penning a poem in her personal notebook which seemingly ...

Gun Violence, Not Petition, Could Force Morgan Out of US

Dan Ehrlich | Posted 02.03.2013 | UK
Dan Ehrlich

Now, I have nothing against people owning guns for sport or self-defense. What I find about as hard to swallow as a slug from a Colt .45 is their almost sensuous love for these weapons and the need to buy more and more of them, from automatic hand guns to assault rifles. To me, some of these people seem less than civilized morons.

Obama's Dilemma

Damon Boughen | Posted 27.12.2012 | UK Politics
Damon Boughen

It will be a veritable minefield for Obama to negotiate even weak gun control legislation, but unless he does, I will expect the likes of Aurora and Sandy Hook to occur again and again until the body count becomes too much for even the staunchest defender of the Second Amendment to stomach.

Sandy Hook School Shooting Prompts Surge In 'Bulletproof' Backpack Sales

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.12.2012 | UK

The Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting has caused a boom in the sales of "bulletproof" backpacks, it has been reported. Elmar Uy, of Massachuse...

Pictures Of The Week From The Huffington Post Picture Desk

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 22.12.2012 | UK

This week in pictures brings you the emotional and heartbreaking images from the funerals of the Sandy Hook school victims in Newtown, The Queen atten...

Why the US Should Not Ban Guns

Ellen Grace Jones | Posted 17.02.2013 | UK Politics
Ellen Grace Jones

I hate guns. I wish they didn't exist. But they do. In the wake of the Connecticut shootings this mass knee-jerk call to impose strict firearm laws is an understandable reaction. Unfortunately it isn't the right one.

Their Lives Remembered: First Victims Of Newtown Massacre Buried

The Huffington Post UK | Huffington Post Reporter | Posted 18.12.2012 | UK

Three days after 26 people, including 20 children, were massacred at Sandy Hook elementary school in Connecticut, the first two funerals have taken pl...

British Boy Thought To Be Among Dead In Sandy Hook Massacre

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Huffington Post Reporter | Posted 18.12.2012 | UK

The gunman responsible for killing 26 people at the Sandy Hook primary school in Connecticut killed himself as the emergency services closed in on him...