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Newtown

CT Senator Calls Congress Complicit In School Murders Since Newtown

CT Senator Calls Congress Complicit In School Murders Since Newtown

Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn) didn't mince words yesterday in an interview with MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell, calling Congress "essentially complicit" though their inaction on the murders that have occurred in schools throughout the country since the slaughter of the children in Newtown, Connecticut two years ago. Naturally, his strong --and completely accurate-- comments have outraged the NRA and gun fetishists.
Arkansas School Arms Teachers

Arkansas School Arms Teachers

When the new school year begins in Clarksville, Arkansas, some teachers will carry a slightly heavier workload - 9mm handguns. The school district is making use of a state law that allows teachers to carry concealed handguns on campus.

Peter Yarrow, Dar Williams And Victim’s Parents Perform In Newtown

In February, David and Francine Wheeler, the parents of a child killed in the Sandy Hook tragedy, joined notable musicians including Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary and the folksinger Dar Williams to perform a concert for the community. The Wheelers and Yarrow joined Bill on Moyers & Company to discuss the path forward for gun control advocates and the power of music to bring about both healing and social change.

RNC Video Mocks Obama For Comforting Newtown Mom

Video: Republicans are blocking gun reform but now they are criticizing President Obama for not passing it? The DNC is fuming over a new RNC ad that shows Obama consoling the mother of a victim of the Newtown school shooting -- but criticizes Obama for not passing gun reform in the wake of the shooting.