Newtown school shooting
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s office is resuming patrols by the office’s volunteer posse near schools with the start of the new school year.
The months since the deadly Connecticut school shooting have seen dozens of gun buyback events across the country, with officials getting thousands of unwanted firearms off the street and sending them off to their destruction.
A weapons industry group based in the Connecticut town where a gunman killed 20 children and six adults last month is opening a Las Vegas Strip trade show Tuesday that’s expected to draw tens of thousands of manufacturers and enthusiasts.
The sheriff for metropolitan Phoenix has launched a plan to have as many as 500 armed volunteers patrol areas just outside schools in an effort to guard against shootings like month’s attack at a Connecticut elementary school that left 26 people dead.
Classroom teachers could stop school shootings by carrying concealed weapons, say gun-rights advocates who plan to offer the required training Thursday for 200 Utah teachers.
Here’s a Christmas gift that won’t be coming in Santa’s sleigh — a 9 mm handgun that a Utah gun group plans to giveaway to celebrate the success of its new online firearms classified page.
The reaction to the deadly Connecticut school shooting can be seen at gun stores and self-defense retailers across the nation, with anxious parents buying armored backpacks for children and firearms enthusiasts stocking up on assault weapons in anticipation of tighter gun control measures.
A conservative House Republican and his allies held a brief press conference on Wednesday to make clear that they will not be voting with House Speaker John Boehner on the “Plan B” bill that Boehner has presented as a fallback if “fiscal cliff” negotiations fail.
District officials say a Utah sixth-grader was taken into police custody after bringing a gun to West Kearns Elementary School.