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From TheJournal.ie Father of Sandy Hook victim wins case against author who claimed the shooting never happened Defamation

Father of Sandy Hook victim wins case against author who claimed the shooting never happened

The latest victory for victims’ relatives who have been taking a more aggressive stance against conspiracy theorists.

From TheJournal.ie Alex Jones and Infowars banned from Facebook Conspiracy Theory

Alex Jones and Infowars banned from Facebook

Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam was also banned.

From TheJournal.ie Sandy Hook families renew push to have gun makers held responsible for their children's deaths Mass Shooting

Sandy Hook families renew push to have gun makers held responsible for their children's deaths

Families were back in court today – last year a lawsuit was thrown out of court.

From TheJournal.ie Inside the demolished and rebuilt Sandy Hook Elementary School Regeneration This post contains videos

Inside the demolished and rebuilt Sandy Hook Elementary School

The scene of the 2012 Newtown massacre is now a high-tech building that will open in the autumn.

From TheJournal.ie Sandy Hook Elementary school evacuated after fake bomb threat Bomb Scare

Sandy Hook Elementary school evacuated after fake bomb threat

That’s where 26 children and teachers were shot dead in 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Police release Sandy Hook shooting documents and evidence photos Massacre

Police release Sandy Hook shooting documents and evidence photos

The evidence report shows that ammunition, gun magazines and shooting paper targets were found at the home of Adam Lanza.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Saturday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about Gerry Adams at Nelson Mandela’s funeral, Commander Chris Hadfield in Dublin, and the weather…

From TheJournal.ie One year on, Sandy Hook marks the anniversary of school massacre Newtown

One year on, Sandy Hook marks the anniversary of school massacre

The shooting at Newtown in Connecticut was the second-deadliest mass shooting by a single person in US history. Twenty-six people – including 20 children – were killed.

From TheJournal.ie One year after Sandy Hook, US to give $100m to mental health services Shooting

One year after Sandy Hook, US to give $100m to mental health services

Vice President Joe Biden made the announcement as he met with families of children killed in the Newtown school shooting.

From TheJournal.ie Harrowing Sandy Hook 911 calls made public Sandy Hook

Harrowing Sandy Hook 911 calls made public

Victims’ families had fought to suppress the tapes, fearing that they would cause distress.

From TheJournal.ie Sandy Hook shooter 'was obsessed by Columbine', but motive for massacre still unknown Sandy Hook

Sandy Hook shooter 'was obsessed by Columbine', but motive for massacre still unknown

New details about the devastating massacre of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut nearly a year ago have emerged in a report published today.

From TheJournal.ie Classroom door locks and communication devices vital for school security Sandy Hook

Classroom door locks and communication devices vital for school security

Panel looking at how schools can increase their security following Newtown massacre says simple steps are the most effective.

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

From TheJournal.ie Today marks six months since the Sandy Hook school shooting rampage Newtown

Today marks six months since the Sandy Hook school shooting rampage

The shootings took place on 14 December last, when deranged Adam Lanza shot his mother and then 26 others, including 20 children.

From TheJournal.ie 'A pretty shameful day for Washington' - Obama angry at Senate gun vote Gun Laws

'A pretty shameful day for Washington' - Obama angry at Senate gun vote

The father of a Sandy Hook victim also spoke about the rejected Senate measure on gun checks at the White House today.

From TheJournal.ie Obama slams Republicans for gun reform 'stunts' Gun Control

Obama slams Republicans for gun reform 'stunts'

The US president gave his second big speech on gun control in a week in a Connecticut town close to where the Sandy Hook massacre took place.

From TheJournal.ie Connecticut passes 'toughest gun law in the US' after Sandy Hook massacre Gun Control

Connecticut passes 'toughest gun law in the US' after Sandy Hook massacre

Connecticut is set to become the third state to vote in new gun control rules following the Newtown shooting.

From TheJournal.ie US ban on assault rifles removed from gun control package Assault Weapons

US ban on assault rifles removed from gun control package

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid admitted that the proposed ban on assault rifles and large capacity magazines did not have the votes to pass.

From TheJournal.ie Biden urges action on gun control in conference attended by Sandy Hook parents Gun Control

Biden urges action on gun control in conference attended by Sandy Hook parents

Biden advocated a series of proposals, including universal background checks for gun owners, a ban on many military-style weapons and a limit on the size of magazines.

From TheJournal.ie Sandy Hook children to pay tribute to classmates by singing at the Super Bowl Sandy Hook

Sandy Hook children to pay tribute to classmates by singing at the Super Bowl

The choir will perform ‘America the Beautiful’.

From TheJournal.ie Video: 'You must act. Be bold' - Gabrielle Giffords testifies before US senators Gun Violence This post contains videos

Video: 'You must act. Be bold' - Gabrielle Giffords testifies before US senators

The former US congresswoman, who nearly died after being shot in the head two years ago, gave an emotional testimony to senators in Washington yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Obama unveils sweeping proposals to help curb gun violence Gun Control

Obama unveils sweeping proposals to help curb gun violence

President Obama demanded an assault weapons ban and universal background checks for gun buyers.

From TheJournal.ie Pic: The moment Obama learned of Sandy Hook shooting Shooting

Pic: The moment Obama learned of Sandy Hook shooting

The US president later described this as the worst day in his presidency.

From TheJournal.ie Sandy Hook massacre survivors back to class today Sandy Hook

Sandy Hook massacre survivors back to class today

The children will not return to Sandy Hook, but will instead attend a disused school in a nearby town.

From TheJournal.ie New Jersey town posts armed police at every school United States

New Jersey town posts armed police at every school

The town of Marlboro has posted armed police at every school on the restart of the academic year today.

From TheJournal.ie US newspaper publishes map showing gun owners' names and addresses Journalism

US newspaper publishes map showing gun owners' names and addresses

The New York newspaper published the names and addresses of people who are licensed to own guns across two counties in the state – but were they right to do it?

From The42 University basketball team show support for Newtown with special Sandy Hook jerseys Sandy Hook

University basketball team show support for Newtown with special Sandy Hook jerseys

Xavier will auction off the uniforms for charity, they say.

From TheJournal.ie NRA: 'The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun' Gun Violence This post contains videos

NRA: 'The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun'

The US’ powerful gun lobby group, the National Rifle Association, has called for armed police or guards to be deployed in every school in the country.

From TheJournal.ie Pic: Protester disrupts National Rifle Association press conference Protest

Pic: Protester disrupts National Rifle Association press conference

The NRA is giving its first press conference since the mass shooting at a school in Newtown, Connecticut a week ago where 20 children and six adults died.

From TheJournal.ie Bells sounded in Newtown to mark a week since shootings Newtown

Bells sounded in Newtown to mark a week since shootings

26 bells were sounded – one for each of the victims of last week’s shooting – after a moment of silence.

From TheJournal.ie Obama wants gun violence proposals by next month United States

Obama wants gun violence proposals by next month

Obama has asked his vice president Joe Biden to lead efforts to formulate proposals that he insists will not impinge on the Second Amendment, which enshrines the right to bear arms in the US.

From TheJournal.ie Four days after massacre, children return to school in Newtown Newtown

Four days after massacre, children return to school in Newtown

Sandy Hook elementary remains closed, though, and children have been invited to attend alternative schools next month.

From TheJournal.ie After Newtown massacre, Obama backs ban on assault weapons Sandy Hook

After Newtown massacre, Obama backs ban on assault weapons

The US president has thrown his support behind a Democratic senator’s attempts to reintroduce a ban on certain types of guns, a ban which expired eight years ago.

From The42 Titans RB Chris Johnson remembers school shooting victims by writing their names on his cleats NFL This post contains videos

Titans RB Chris Johnson remembers school shooting victims by writing their names on his cleats

Johnson scored a 94-yard touchdown in the win against the Jets.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix...now with added 1990s Internet Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added 1990s Internet

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie First two funerals held after US school shooting RIP

First two funerals held after US school shooting

Two six-year-old boys are being laid to rest. The first of the girls, also aged six, are due to be laid to rest tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Obama tells Newtown: "We will have to change" Sandy Hook

Obama tells Newtown: "We will have to change"

The US president attended a vigil last night for the victims of the Newtown massacre and gave his strongest hint yet that he may seek to reform America’s gun laws.