Newtown Elementary School Shooting

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...

Could Psychiatrists Have Prevented the Washington Naval Yard Shootings

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK
Dr Raj Persaud

As reports began to appear of the disturbed background of Aaron Alexis, the media seems to have universally decided that mass shootings are readily explained by severe mental illness. The assumption is that as psychiatric disorder is so obviously linked to violence, there should be no surprise that the Washington Naval Yard killings involved someone with a mentally troubled history.

'We Are Not Going Anywhere'

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK

The mother of a British boy shot dead in the Sandy Hook school massacre has spoken of "finding her voice" in the campaign for gun law changes. Six-...

WATCH: Sandy Hook Families Urge Gun Control In Advert

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.05.2013 | UK

Family members who lost loved ones in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting last year have appeared in an advert urging gun control. The ad wa...

It's Not Just Gun Owners Who Need to Down Their Weapons, But Their Children Too

Cat Mcshane | Posted 17.03.2013 | UK Politics
Cat Mcshane

It's the daughters and sons of gun owners that need to be kept an eye on; they're the ones most at risk of being killed in a massacre, or being the cause of one.

Pictures Of The Day Live: 3rd January 2013

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 03.01.2013 | UK

The Huffington Post pictures of the day brings you the very best images from around the world chosen by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, Matthew...

Pictures Of The Day Live: 2nd January 2013

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 02.01.2013 | UK

The Huffington Post pictures of the day brings you the very best images from around the world chosen by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, Matthew...

Pictures Of The Year 2012: A Month By Month Guide

Elliot Wagland | Posted 29.12.2012 | UK

GRAPHIC IMAGE WARNING: The Associated Press (AP), one of the world's foremost news agencies has compiled it's most iconic images from 2012. AP Dir...

A Global View of the Newtown Massacre

Peter Byass | Posted 26.02.2013 | UK
Peter Byass

Much has already been written about the tragic events of 14 December in Newtown, Connecticut. It's hard to think of anything much worse than twenty small children being gunned down just before Christmas, for doing nothing worse than attending school. But what is the global perspective on this awful event?

'Guns don't kill people'. Really?

Robin Lustig | Posted 19.02.2013 | UK
Robin Lustig

I am not, repeat not, in favour of arming teachers, or indeed anyone else, in schools. But I recognise why others may disagree.

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...

The Cost of the Right to Bear Arms

Bob Morgan | Posted 17.02.2013 | UK
Bob Morgan

America has experienced a dreadful loss of young and innocent lives after the murderous shooting rampage in Connecticut. Such incidents are not unique to America but surely what matters is what a nation does to stop these things happening again.

After Newtown's Nightmare, Who Would Be Obama?

Jon Snow | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK Politics
Jon Snow

What is it about America that renders so powerful a nation so incapable of coping with its once brilliant Constitution?

Newtown Elementary School Shooting: The Weapons of Violent Fantasy

Professor Ian Robertson | Posted 15.02.2013 | UK
Professor Ian Robertson

I am not arguing that violent video games caused the Sandy Hook massacre - that would be absurd. Hundreds of millions of men have violent fantasies and many nourish them in an increasingly realistic and brutally violent virtual world.

So Guns Don't Kill People, Do They?

James Christie | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK
James Christie

I wasn't in Newtown, Connecticut last night, but I was in Dunblane, and as soon as BBC Scotland correspondent Colin Blane heard of the attack which ki...