Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

Did You Spot The Signs? Sandy Hook Parents' Video On Gun Violence Will Leave You With Chills

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A video by the parents of the Sandy Hook school massacre highlighting the signs of gun violence has been praised for attempting to change attitudes on...

Grow Up America: An Open Letter

Lisa Downs | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Lisa Downs

Over the weekend we experienced yet another series of fatal and un-necessary shootings in the USA, and it shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone, and yet it always does. This weekend we were also blessed with the "Largest Mass Shooting Ever in US History". No surprises there. Why? Because America, you will not give up your guns.

Almost 1,000 Massacres Since Sandy Hook and the USA Still Hasn't Learned Its Lesson

David Mooney | Posted 01.10.2016 | UK
David Mooney

It may sound trite, but it's a really simple equation. There will be fewer people shot if there are fewer firearms readily available. Just how many mothers, fathers, sons, daughters, brothers, or sisters must be told that a family member will not be coming home because a lunatic has put a bullet in them before the USA will actually do something about it?

Shooting On US College Campus Leaves 10 Dead

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon & Paul Vale | Posted 02.10.2015 | UK

Piers Morgan Attacked For Asking Americans To Stop Killing Each Other Ten people died and seven were injured on Thursday in a shooting on an Americ...

Piers Morgan Berates 'Grotesque' NRA In Oxford Union Talk

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK

Piers Morgan may no longer be at CNN, but the former tabloid editor hasn't deserted the fight against the perversion of the Second Amendment of the US...

Why You Should Keep Both Guns & Dildos Locked Up

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK

Picture the idyllic scene: two mothers, bidding each other farewell as one collects her child from a play date. The little scamps come rushing out...

Warning: Staff At This Texas School Are Armed & May Use Force PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A Texas school district has erected signs warning staff are armed and “may use whatever force is necessary to protect our students.” Union Gro...

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...

The USA Should Be Learning From Gun Control In The UK

Ian Middleton | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK Politics
Ian Middleton

As a non-US citizen watching yet another parent interviewed after yet another gun massacre in the USA, I can only nod in impotent agreement as the tormented father of one of the victims, Richard Martinez, screams anguished questions at his own government, asking what has been done to prevent these repeated tragedies. The plain answer of course is : Nothing.

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...

How Can America Put Red Lines on Syria but No Red Lines on Gun Deaths at Home?

Gareth Edmundson | Posted 17.11.2013 | UK
Gareth Edmundson

Another mass shooting, more panic on the streets of America. The images we witnessed are all too familiar. There were heroic first responders, crouching and crawling with their rifles. We saw unfurling police tape and flashing blue lights and terror stricken civilians fleeing the since. And now in the aftermath, the discussions into the gunman's motives are being exhaustively debated.

Nonchalance the Painful Norm

Adam Isaacs | Posted 16.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Adam Isaacs

Fear is a key weapon used by NRA and alike gun lobby's. They love the old, 'you vote against us you'll lose your seat' ploy. Unlike the electorate, they don't forget which way you voted and seat targeting commences.

Jim Carrey Wrong to Reject His Own Film

James Huyton | Posted 29.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
James Huyton

Jim Carrey took to Twitter recently to announce he could "no longer support" his new film, Kick Ass 2, because of its high level of violence. Mr Carrey has a history of gun control advocacy: in the wake of the Sandy Hook massacre he spoke out in favour of increased gun control legislation.

Bizarre Conspiracy Theories Claim Woolwich Machete Attack Was A Hoax (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.05.2013 | UK

PICTURED: The soldier killed in the attack has been named as Lee Rigby of 2nd Battalion, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Bizarre conspiracy theories wh...

WATCH: NRA Speaker Tells Audience To 'Keep Gun In Children's Bedrooms'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 05.05.2013 | UK

Following last week’s fatal shooting of a two-year-old girl by her five-year-old brother in Kentucky, the gun lobby has walked into fresh controvers...

PICTURED: Girl, 2, With Brother, 5, Who Shot Her Dead With Rifle He Received As A Gift

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.05.2013 | UK

Pictures have emerged of the two-year-old girl accidentally shot dead by her five-year-old brother. Caroline Sparks died shortly after being shot i...

Boy 5, Accidentally Shoots Sister, 2, With Rifle He Received As A Gift

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.05.2013 | UK

UPDATE PICTURED: Girl, 2, With Brother, 5, Who Shot Her Dead With Rifle He Received As A Gift A five-year-old boy accidentally shot dead his two-ye...

'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...

'I Still Miss Him': Yoko Ono Tweets Picture Of John Lennon’s Blood-Stained Glasses In Anti-Gun Protest

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.03.2013 | UK

Yoko Ono has entered America’s gun control debate by tweeting a picture of the blood-stained glasses her husband John Lennon was wearing when he was...

Pistorius and a Complete Lack of Perspective

Damon Boughen | Posted 25.02.2013 | UK
Damon Boughen

Would you be reading about a shooting in South Africa over your morning cornflakes if the possible shooter was not Oscar Pistorius, one of the biggest names in Paralympics and the Olympics?

'A Poor Taste Effort To Put A Happy Face On Firearms': Vegas Offers Gun-Themed Valentines' Day Celebrations

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK

Nothing says "I love you" like firing a semi-automatic weapon while renewing those wedding vows, eh? If you're not attached, you might unwind on V...

British Man Arrested After 'Threatening US School Shooting' On Facebook

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.02.2013 | UK

A British man has been charged after threats to kill 200 people in America were made on Facebook, which led to thousands of pupils staying home from s...

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.

Fashion To Die For?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.01.2013 | UK

A fashion designer has grasped onto the coat tails of the gun control debate by sending his models down the catwalk equipped with automatic weapons. ...