A day before the anniversary of the shooting that claimed 26 lives in Newtown Conn., another school shooting had a nation collectively saying, “Not again” on Friday. Mass shootings suddenly seem part of the American landscape. A push in the aftermath of the Newtown massacre for tougher gun control laws failed.
A Minnesota connection to the Sandy Hook massacre……Click the link to hear the interview with Paul Hagen.
The tragedy and terror from the Newtown massacre was felt some 1,500 miles away by Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch. “After the incident at Sandy Hook, it really brought a new light to, you know, that this could come home really easily,” Burch said.
After the Sandy Hook shooting, a lot of folks thought gun safety bills might have a good chance of passing in Minnesota.
As expected, it’s still too hard for Joann Bacon to open up to the press about her daughter. Her brother, Paul Hagen of Minneapolis, says it’s a slow healing process.
Just weeks after a school massacre shocked the nation, the president of the United States called for the most sweeping new gun laws in a generation.
Children in the Twin Cities are trying to lift the spirits of the survivors at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Some local students are sending something special to Connecticut to help comfort the Sandy Hook community.
Five days after a shooting claimed the lives of 26 victims, including 20 children, the National Rifle Association is breaking its silence.
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.
We may never know why Adam Lanza went on a shooting rampage that killed 26 people including 20 children inside a Connecticut school.
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.