Five days after a shooting claimed the lives of 26 victims, including 20 children, the National Rifle Association is breaking its silence.
Following the events in Connecticut last Friday, there is a fundamental question that keeps crossing my mind: Why did this have to happen? How many more schools need to be shot up before we act? How many children need to die over a Constitutional Amendment that addressed the right for Americans to possess muskets?
Dr Brenda Casselius talked with Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News on Monday.
Accent Signage Systems, Inc., which experienced one of the worst workplace shootings in Minnesota history, has issued a statement for the community of Newtown, Conn.
After each and every mass shooting, there is the inevitable discussion of changes in our gun laws. But with this tragedy and the loss of so many very young lives, it appears the discussion is one that may last beyond the news cycle of a few days, or even a week.
On Friday morning, Irene Hagen got a call to her Nisswa home from her daughter in Newtown, Connecticut. Joann Hagen Bacon told Irene that 6-year-old Charlotte’s school was in lockdown and she was headed that way. It wouldn’t be for another few hours they would learn their granddaughter was one of the 20 first-graders killed.
For some, including the president, it is almost a whisper. President Obama is saying, simply, that it is “time to take meaningful action” to prevent gun violence.
The Connecticut school shooting sparked a rally in Minneapolis Friday night centered around ending gun violence.