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November 11th, 2013
08:28 PM ET

Newtown first responder with PTSD facing termination

Nearly 11 months after a gunman killed 20 children and 6 adults at a Newtown, Connecticut, school, a police officer who responded to the massacre says he is still too traumatized by what he saw to go back to work.

His doctor says he's a victim of PTSD, but his bosses claim he's a liability who should be fired.

Susan Candiotti is OutFront.


Filed under: News • Newtown
August 13th, 2013
09:18 PM ET

Gun sales surge in Newtown after shooting

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy is set to be honored for his efforts to pass new gun control measures.

But this honor comes amid a backdrop of increased gun sales in Newtown.

A town that found itself at the forefront of the debate over new gun laws following last year's school shooting.

Poppy Harlow is OutFront with a look at what's behind the spike in Newtown's gun sales.


Filed under: Gun Control • Newtown
April 8th, 2013
09:52 PM ET

Obama's make or break moment on gun control

Four months after the Newtown shooting rampage, Pres. Obama continues to push for new gun laws.

Sandy Hook families to ride AF-1 to DC, lobby Senate

Obama is back in Connecticut speaking at the University of Hartford after meeting with the victims' families. The president is expected to talk about the gun safety laws Connecticut recently passed and highlight the Newtown families' role in lobbying for those new laws.

Democratic Senate leaders are set to meet Tuesday to try to figure out when to bring their gun control bill to the floor.

But is it already too late?

Outfront tonight: Mark Glaze, Director of Mayors Against Illegal Guns; and Larry Pratt, executive director of Gun Owners of America - a pro-gun lobbying group that's a fraction of the size of the NRA, but perhaps even more powerful in Washington.

The New York Times calls Gun Owners of America "an influential force" and says it was this group's "lobbying blitz" that "helps explain why a bipartisan Senate deal on background checks remains elusive."


Filed under: News • Newtown • Politics
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