Seven states and the District of Columbia have enacted laws banning assault weapons. The others are California, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts and New Jersey, according to the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence.
By Associated Press
A Connecticut judge denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit against the manufacturer and sellers of the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle used in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings that left 26 people dead.
By Joshua Barajas
In the two years since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the state of Connecticut adopted some of the most restrictive gun policies in the country, including a controversial law enacted last year to keep weapons out of the…
By PBS NewsHour
Connecticut State Police released documents from the investigation into the deadly Sandy Hook Elementary shootings from December 2012. Shooter Adam Lanza killed 20 children and six educators before taking his own life. Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images…
State police personnel lead children from the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where gunman Adam Lanza opened fire and killed 26 people, including 20 children. Photo by Shannon Hicks/Reuters/Newtown Bee/Handout A new report on the Newtown, Conn.
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