The moment that most deserves to be remembered from Sunday's thrilling Super Bowl came before the game, when Jennifer Hudson joined students from the Sandy Hook Elementary School in singing "America the Beautiful." It was a heart-rending elegy for the fallen - and a stirring call to action.
The moment that most deserves to be remembered from Sunday’s thrilling Super Bowl came before the game, when Jennifer Hudson joined students from the Sandy Hook Elementary School in singing “America the Beautiful.” It was a heart-rending elegy for the fallen — and a stirring call to action.
Wayne LaPierre, the National Rifle Association’s chief executive, arrived for his hearing on Capitol Hill in the organization’s trademark fashion: violently.
WASHINGTON — Wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords spoke briefly as an unscheduled witness Wednesday at the year’s first congressional hearing on curbing gun violence, adding drama to a session that was already slated to hear from a top official of the National Rifle Association.
The tragedy in Newtown, Conn., in which a mentally ill gunman went on a shooting spree in an elementary school, has escalated the gun-control debate and brought out some good legislative ideas. But it has also brought out the worst extremes on both sides of the debate — from Wayne LaPierre’s…
Guns do kill people. Our national New Year’s resolution must be to stop the madness.
In May, long before a crazed gunman killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., GOP pollster and message maven Frank Luntz took the nation’s temperature on gun control.
PHOENIX - Calling it a compromise between extremes, Attorney General Tom Horne on Wednesday proposed training and arming principals or other top administrators at every public school.
PHOENIX - The National Rifle Association said Friday it wants armed police officers in every school, raising cost questions from Republican state legislators who normally are its natural allies but picking up support from a key Democrat.
"The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun."
A protester holds up a sign as Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president of the National Rifle Association, calls for armed security guards in every school, saying it would help prevent acts of mass violence.