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Okla. Tornado Is Another Tragedy Requiring Vigilance By All Parents of Young Kids

Psychologist Dr. Sue Cornbluth, a Temple University professor, say the unexpected tragedy in central Oklahoma is difficult to comprehend, even for adults.

05/22/2013

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Victim Of Connecticut School Shooting Honored In Gloucester County During Remembrance Ceremony

Thursday afternoon Gloucester County officials held a ceremony, in honor of National Victim’s Rights Week, to remember residents who’ve died because of violent crimes.

05/02/2013

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Sandy Hook Memorial Playground Opens In New Jersey

Organizers in New Jersey have opened the first of several memorial playgrounds that are being built across the region in honor the 26 victims of the Newtown, Conn. Schoolhouse massacre.

04/07/2013

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Prosecutor: Newtown Shooter Killed Victims Within 5 Minutes

The Connecticut prosecutor leading the investigation into the Newtown school shooting says the gunman killed the 26 victims and took his own life within five minutes of shooting his way into the building.

03/28/2013

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3 On Your Side: Run, Hide, Fight

The deadly shooting at the New Castle County Courthouse in Wilmington, Delaware earlier this month highlights the need to be prepared.

02/27/2013

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10 Playgrounds To Be Built Honoring Connecticut School Shooting Victims In Sandy Ravaged Communities In NJ

The state’s largest firefighter union is remembering the 26 victims of December’s Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre in Connecticut by building a playground to honor each one in a community recovering from Superstorm Sandy.

02/16/2013

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VP Biden Takes Gun Control Issue To Social Media

As Congress considers strict gun control legislation, Vice President Joe Biden took to Google+ Thursday to hear what some of what the social network’s users have to say about the Obama administration’s push for new laws.

01/24/2013

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Philadelphia Pension Board Asking Companies To Adopt ‘Sandy Hook Principles’

The Philadelphia Pension Board has voted to sell stocks that are tied to the gun industry, if companies don’t adhere to a new set of principles, designed to reduce gun violence.

01/24/2013

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Harrisburg, Pa. Gun Show Called Off After Dispute Over Assault Weapons

After a week of protests and boycotts by vendors and participants (another related story), Reed Exhibitions says on the show’s web site that it has, for the time being, decided to postpone the show’s run, originally scheduled to start February 2nd.

01/24/2013

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Surprise Security Inspections To Begin At New Jersey Schools

Education and law enforcement officials in New Jersey plan to start conducting surprise security inspections at schools across the state.

01/18/2013

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Ramsey Hopes Politics Won’t Undermine Stronger Gun Control Laws

Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey says he was pleased to see virtually all of his recommendations in President Obama’s proposals on gun violence.

01/17/2013

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Americans Show Broad Support For Armed Guards in Schools, Malls

In this same survey there is overwhelming support for widespread background checks.

01/17/2013

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In Central Pennsylvania, Controversy Over a Kinder, Gentler Gun Show

The British firm that runs a huge outdoor show in Harrisburg, Pa. has drawn the ire of sportsmen for its decision to ban the display and sale of certain weapons at this year’s upcoming show.

01/16/2013

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Mayor Nutter Proposes Economic Principles to Pressure Firearms Industry

Mayor Nutter says the Sandy Hook Principles, modeled on the “Sullivan Principles” that helped force an end to apartheid in South Africa, are designed to make the gun industry behave better.

01/15/2013

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Mayor Nutter Calls NRA ‘Out of Touch’ on Gun Control Issues

“Not even the insane people at the NRA can put forward a legitimate explanation” for not limiting assault weapon ownership, Nutter said Friday morning.

01/11/2013

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