Ashley Petersen, a Sandy Hook native, created a Facebook event called “26 Days of Kindness,” in which each day leading up to Dec. 14 is dedicated to a victim of the shooting.
The Massachusetts House speaker says the recommendations will be the basis for new gun control legislation. He says the House will take up the bill by this summer.
A Massachusetts legislative committee held a hearing at the statehouse Friday on gun bills. It’s the last public meeting on the issue before lawmakers draft a final bill.
Dozens of gun control bills were the topic of a state legislative hearing in Springfield Friday.
A gun control bill that bans many assault weapons and high capacity magazines was signed into law Thursday by Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy.
Last week’s deadly shootings in Newtown, Connecticut again sheds light on security measures in the nation’s schools.
In the wake of the deadly shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, school administrators across the country are reviewing security procedures.