newtown conn shooting 2012

Bulletproof Backpacks in Demand for Back-to-School Shopping

Bulletproof Backpacks in Demand for Back-to-School Shopping

A growing number of companies are marketing them to parents who are desperate to protect their children from gunmen.
Can Gun Makers Be Held Accountable for Mass Shootings?

Can Gun Makers Be Held Accountable for Mass Shootings?

Firearms companies have broad legal protection when their weapons are used in a crime. A lawsuit brought by Sandy Hook families directly challenges that.
Setting Sights on the AR-15: After Las Vegas Shooting, Lawyers Target Gun Companies

Setting Sights on the AR-15: After Las Vegas Shooting, Lawyers Target Gun Companies

Lawyers are pursuing a new front against gun manufacturers in the Las Vegas mass shooting: Is the design of an AR-15 and others like it illegal?
Setting Sights on the AR-15: After Las Vegas Shooting, Lawyers Target Gun Companies

Setting Sights on the AR-15: After Las Vegas Shooting, Lawyers Target Gun Companies

Lawyers are pursuing a new front against gun manufacturers in the Las Vegas mass shooting: Is the design of an AR-15 and others like it illegal?
Sandy Hook Conspiracy Theorist Loses to Father of 6-Year-Old Victim Over Hoax

Sandy Hook Conspiracy Theorist Loses to Father of 6-Year-Old Victim Over Hoax

A Wisconsin judge ruled that it was defamatory to publish a book that said Leonard Pozner faked his son’s death certificate.
Alex Jones’s Legal Team Is Said to Have Sent Child Porn in Sandy Hook Hoax Case

Alex Jones’s Legal Team Is Said to Have Sent Child Porn in Sandy Hook Hoax Case

Lawyers for families of victims in the 2012 shooting said the legal team acting for Mr. Jones, the conspiracy theorist, sent them child pornography, adding that they have notified the F.B.I.
Shannon Watts’s Work Diary: The Demanding Job of Running ‘Moms Demand Action’

Shannon Watts’s Work Diary: The Demanding Job of Running ‘Moms Demand Action’

One of the most prominent gun-control organizations in the United States got its start at her kitchen table. Now she crisscrosses the country pushing for change.
Shannon Watts’s Work Diary: The Demanding Job of Running ‘Moms Demand Action’

Shannon Watts’s Work Diary: The Demanding Job of Running ‘Moms Demand Action’

One of the most prominent gun-control organizations in the United States got its start at her kitchen table. Now she crisscrosses the country pushing for change.
A Gun Killed My Son. So Why Do I Want to Own One?

A Gun Killed My Son. So Why Do I Want to Own One?

While fighting for stricter gun laws, I was always told I didn’t understand. Maybe now I do.
A Lesson of Sandy Hook: ‘Err on the Side of the Victims’

A Lesson of Sandy Hook: ‘Err on the Side of the Victims’

A tidal wave of aid bore witness to the power of human kindness, but the money that engulfed Newtown, Conn., also sowed division.
A Lesson of Sandy Hook: ‘Err on the Side of the Victims’

A Lesson of Sandy Hook: ‘Err on the Side of the Victims’

A tidal wave of aid bore witness to the power of human kindness, but the money that engulfed Newtown, Conn., also sowed division.
Newtown Wasn’t an End for Gun Control. It Was a Beginning.

Newtown Wasn’t an End for Gun Control. It Was a Beginning.

A memorial at the entrance of Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where 20 first graders were killed in 2012.
Newtown Wasn’t an End for Gun Control. It Was a Beginning.

Newtown Wasn’t an End for Gun Control. It Was a Beginning.

A memorial at the entrance of Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where 20 first graders were killed in 2012.
Michael Koskoff, Fierce Litigator in Momentous Fights, Dies at 77

Michael Koskoff, Fierce Litigator in Momentous Fights, Dies at 77

The lawyer Michael Koskoff in 2016 at his home in Westport, Conn. An author described his courtroom techniques as “raw theater.”
How Sandy Hook Families Hope to Pierce the Gun Industry’s Legal Shield

How Sandy Hook Families Hope to Pierce the Gun Industry’s Legal Shield

David Wheeler’s 6-year-old son, Ben, died in the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Why Courtrooms Are Kryptonite for Alex Jones

Shock jocks lose their power when forced to tell the truth, the whole truth.
How Alex Jones and Infowars Helped a Florida Man Torment Sandy Hook Families

How Alex Jones and Infowars Helped a Florida Man Torment Sandy Hook Families

Avielle Richman, one of 20 first graders killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School, is buried near her classmate Ana Grace Márquez-Greene.
How Alex Jones and Infowars Helped a Florida Man Torment Sandy Hook Families

How Alex Jones and Infowars Helped a Florida Man Torment Sandy Hook Families

Avielle Richman, one of 20 first graders killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School, is buried near her classmate Ana Grace Márquez-Greene.

Alex Jones Lists His Sources for Sandy Hook Conspiracy Theories

In a video deposition, the conspiracy theorist and Infowars host Alex Jones was questioned about the sources for his false claims that the Sandy Hook school shooting was a hoax.
‘You Can’t Put It Behind You’: School Shootings Leave Long Trail of Trauma

‘You Can’t Put It Behind You’: School Shootings Leave Long Trail of Trauma

Members of the community attend a vigil to honor victims on the one year anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on February 14.