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Sandy Hook

This panic button can save the lives of children in the event of a school shooting. (credit: CBS)

San Dimas Company Says They Can Protect Children Without Impeding Education

School shootings, like the tragedy at Sandy Hook, have had parents and students on edge.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/14/2013

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Bill Would Force Calif. Gun Owners To Buy Insurance

Democratic lawmakers proposed legislation Tuesday that would require California gun owners to buy liability insurance to cover damages or injuries caused by their weapons.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/05/2013

Assemblyman Tim Donnelly (R-Hesperia)

Hesperia Lawmaker Backs Bill To Fund Firearms Training For Teachers

Assemblyman Tim Donnelly is expected to introduce a “School Marshal Plan” that would allow educators to pay for firearms training for teachers, janitors, and school administrators.

01/30/2013

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 19:  Jarret Stoll #28 of the Los Angeles Kings and Jeff Carter #77 leave the ice after losing 5-2 to the Chicago Blackhawks during the season opener at Staples Center on January 19, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

LA Kings Honor Victim Of Sandy Hook Elementary Tragedy At Home Opener

Family members from one of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary tragedy took part in celebrating the Kings’ Stanley Cup title Saturday at Staples in their home opener.

01/19/2013

LA City Councilmember Paul Krekorian (credit: David Livingston/Getty Images)

Councilman Orders Study On Proposed Ban On High-Capacity Ammo Magazines

A San Fernando Valley lawmaker has introduced a motion that could lead to a ban on the possession of high-capacity ammunition magazines within the city of Los Angeles.

01/16/2013

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Huge Crowds Expected At First Local Gun Show Since Newtown Shootings

Huge crowds are expected this weekend at the first local gun show since the Newtown shootings.

01/04/2013

Lawmakers want to keep toy guns like those pictured above out of the hands of children statewide. (Photo credit: Simi Valley Police Dept.)

Campaign Against Toy Guns Renewed Following Sandy Hook Tragedy

A crusade against toy guns that began in 1987 is being re-launched following the elementary school shooting in Connecticut that left dozens dead.

12/26/2012

Sandy Hook Elementary School

First AME Church Tolls Bells In Memory Of Sandy Hook Shooting Victims

The bells of a South Los Angeles church rang out Friday in memory of each victim killed in a shooting rampage in Connecticut one week ago.

12/21/2012

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Assault Weapons Ban Takes Center Stage In Race For LA City Attorney

Candidates hoping to become the next Los Angeles City Attorney on Thursday roundly rejected accepting any campaign support from pro-gun lobbyists.

12/20/2012

Combat apparel company Amendment II initially offered the "Ballistic Backpack" in different styles for boys, grils and teens (pictured above) before announcing those styles are no longer available. (courtesy Amendment II)

Sales Of Bulletproof Backpacks Soar After School Shootings

Parents may have a new option when it comes to protecting their children while at school in the wake of the Connecticut school shootings.

12/19/2012

Parishioners pay their respects to the victims of an elementary school shooting while arriving for mass at St Rose of Lima Church in Newtown, Connecticut, December 16, 2012.  A young gunman slaughtered 20 small children and six teachers on December 14,2012 after walking into a school in an idyllic Connecticut town wielding at least two sophisticated firearms. (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Ways To Help Those Affected By Connecticut School Shooting

A number of aid organizations and local mental health professionals are galvanizing to help those affected by the Connecticut school shooting and asking for the public’s financial support.

12/17/2012

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Chief Beck Wants To Start Program Where Officers Visit Schools At Least Once Per Day

Speaking at a graduating class of nearly 500 police cadets, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck reflected on the shooting massacre in Connecticut.

12/16/2012

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Feinstein Says She’ll Revive Her Plan To Ban New Assault Weapons

Two senators are calling for a national commission to examine mass shootings in the United States, while a colleague says she’s pushing to ban the sale of military-style assault weapons.

12/16/2012

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