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Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting

2012 school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, United States

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Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting: 2012 school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, United States
The Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting occurred on December 14, 2012, in Newtown, Connecticut, United States, when 20-year-old Adam Lanza shot and killed 26 people, including 20 children between six and seven years old, and six adult staff members. Earlier that day, before driving to the school, he shot and killed his mother at their Newtown home. As first responders arrived at the school, Lanza committed suicide by shooting himself in the head.


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Judge Orders Alex Jones and Infowars to Pay $100,000 in Sandy Hook Legal Fees

The ruling was part of a defamation lawsuit against Mr. Jones, who has promoted conspiracy theories that the 2012 school shooting in Connecticut was a hoax.
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Dad of Sandy Hook victim writes emotional message about Christmas without his son

Mark Barden says he honors his son by fighting against gun violence, a goal of the advocacy group Sandy Hook Promise, which he co-founded.
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Sandy Hook families to get day in court against gunmaker

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U.S. Supreme Court declines to shield gun maker from Sandy Hook lawsuit

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Sandy Hook families can sue gun maker, Supreme Court rules

Court rejects appeal from Remington Arms that argued it should be shielded by a 2005 federal law preventing most lawsuits against firearms manufacturers
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Supreme Court Allows Sandy Hook Relatives to Sue Gun Maker

Families of victims in the 2012 shooting at an elementary school are challenging a federal law protecting gun manufacturers from liability.
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Supreme Court refuses to block lawsuit against gun manufacturer brought by Sandy Hook families

The Supreme Court refused to shield Remington Arms Co. from potential liability for the 2012 school shooting that left 26 dead in Newtown, Conn.
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Supreme Court to Weigh Taking Bellwether Case Against Gun Industry

A suit by Sandy Hook families against Remington, the maker of the AR-15-style rifle used in the massacre, tries to test a law shielding the firearms industry from liability.
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Fighting the lies about Sandy Hook

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Sandy Hook victim's dad "shamed" companies to fight conspiracy theories

Lenny Pozner funneled his anger into action as conspiracy theories surfaced surrounding the shooting
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Dad of 6-year-old Sandy Hook victim fighting misinformation

Only on "CBS This Morning," the father of a Sandy Hook shooting victim is telling us about his fight against misinformation. This comes after a major legal ruling against a man who called the mass..
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Sandy Hook Father Is Awarded $450,000 in Defamation Case

The award comes several months after a Wisconsin judge ruled that Leonard Pozner had been defamed by an author of a book promoting claims that the 2012 school shooting was a government-led hoax.
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Sandy Hook denier ordered to pay $450K to victim's dad for book that claimed 'Nobody Died'

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J.T. Lewis, brother of young Sandy Hook hero, running for state Senate in Connecticut

The brother of a child killed in the Sandy Hook school massacre is running for the Connecticut Senate, saying politicians have failed to curb violence.  
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Sandy Hook parent wins defamation lawsuit

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"Nobody Died at Sandy Hook" publisher apologizes to 6-year-old victim's dad

The father has been pushing back for years against hoaxers who have harassed him and subjected him to death threats
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