Sandy Hook Victims Remembered During Year of Record Gun Sales

CT News Junkie | During a remote vigil Monday, state officials and gun control advocates marked the eighth anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, renewing calls for tighter firearm policies amidst surging gun sales and spikes in violence and crime.

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‘Their greatness was stolen from us’: CT gun violence victims, including from Sandy Hook, remembered

News Times | A Monday morning vigil to honor Connecticut gun violence victims on the eighth anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre was not just about remembrance — it was a call to action.

Since the 2012 massacre of 20 students and six educators at Sandy Hook, about 300,000 people in the United States have been killed by guns, said Jeremy Stein, executive director of CT Against Gun Violence, which hosted the Facebook Live vigil.

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Analysis: What 10 years of gun death data shows in CT

CT Post | Experts have noticed — and are trying to address — a growing number of suicides among older people.

Connecticut’s gun deaths have remained relatively steady in the years since high-profile legislation was passed after the Sandy Hook school shooting, with the state’s big cities still hot spots for slayings and suicides among older people revealing a troublesome trend.

The overall number of people killed by guns…

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