Sandy Hook Shooting

gun violence

Sandy Hook parents can now sue gunmaker of rifle used in school shooting

The case has the potential to bring seismic shifts to the world of gun rights and gun control.
Tess Owen
3.14.19
gun control

I'm a Teen from Newtown Who's Fighting for Gun Control

Jenny Wadhwa was in sixth grade when a gunman attacked Sandy Hook Elementary and murdered 26 of her friends and neighbors.
Jenny Wadhwa
4.20.18
REMINGTON

Remington, maker of the rifle used at Sandy Hook, just filed for bankruptcy

The chief financial officer said the company was having difficulty meeting requirements from its lenders as a result of declining sales.
David Gilbert
3.26.18
News

America Is About to See How Guns Used in Mass Shootings Are Marketed

A lawyer for the survivors of the Sandy Hook massacre explains why the recent ruling forcing the maker of Adam Lanza's gun to open its book is such a huge victory.
Allie Conti
4.25.16
politics

'If We Are Silent, We Lose Our Children': The Moms Fighting Gun Violence

On the third anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting, we talked to Shannon Watts, the founder of the grassroots organization Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, about why she refuses to be intimidated by the NRA.
Lauren Oyler
12.14.15
News

Taking on the Sandy Hook Truthers: What Kind of Person Calls a Mass Shooting a Hoax?

Dogged by a relentless conspiracy theorist, one father has spent the past three years fighting to protect the honor of his murdered son.
Mike Spies
12.12.15
News

How Courts Could Reverse Every Single Ban on Assault Weapons

Attorneys general from 21 states are asking a federal court to overturn Maryland's ban on assault weapons. If a judge agrees, the case could be headed for the Supreme Court.
Allie Conti
11.20.14
News

Trying to Report on the Sandy Hook Shooting

What do you say about a dead six-year-old? That’s what I was trying to figure out when I headed up to Newtown—the site of the most infamous shooting in years—earlier this week. Almost every resident I spoke to Monday reported some kind of connection...
Michael Tracey
12.19.12