Sandy Hook Elementary
It has been nearly a year since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.
Sen. Joe Manchin, an avid hunter and lifelong member of the National Rifle Association, says it’s time for all sides in the gun policy debate to move beyond the political rhetoric and begin an honest discussion about reasonable restrictions on guns.
A grieving Connecticut town braced itself Monday to bury the first two of the 20 small victims of an elementary school gunman and debated when classes could resume – and where, given the carnage in the building and the children’s associations with it.
Although Newtown schools will remain closed Monday, officials have decided to hold a supervised program for district students.
Worshipers hurriedly left a church Sunday in Connecticut, saying they were told there was a bomb threat not far from the elementary school where 20 kids and six adults were massacred.