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Hickenlooper points to guns in ‘video games’ but dodges on assault weapons ban

Democratic Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Sunday suggested that assault weapons may be used in so many mass shootings because of their depiction in video games, but he stopped short of calling for reinstating a ban on those military-style, urban-warfare firearms. CNN host Candy Crowley on Sunday reminded Hickenlooper that…

Gohmert: ‘I wish to God’ Connecticut principal had an M4 assault rifle

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) on Sunday insisted that a tragic massacre at Sandy Forks Elementary School in Connecticut could have been prevented if Principal Dawn Hochsprung had been armed with an M4 carbine, an assault rifle designed by the U.S. military for urban warfare. During an interview on Sunday, Fox…

Bloomberg on gun control: Obama needs to tell the country what to do

Sunday morning on NBC’s Meet the Press, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg called for President Barack Obama to lead the nation’s gun control effort in the wake of the tragic school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. “It only happens in America and it happens again and again,” he said. “There was…

SNL cold open features NYC Children’s Chorus singing ‘Silent Night’

Saturday Night Live opened their show with a powerful and heartbreaking tribute to the recent massacre at a Connecticut elementary school. Instead of going for laughs in their cold open, The New York City Children’s Chorus performed “Silent Night.” “Silent night, holy night / All is calm, all is bright…

‘White Student Union’ founder compares club to neo-Nazi Greek party

The founder of a “White Students Union” at Towson University cited Greece’s neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party as a model in an interview explaining his intentions to RT on Friday. In the interview, Matthew Heimbach outlined his plans for the organization becoming a positive influence on the school, saying it was…

Medical examiner: Newtown school shooting ‘the worst I have ever seen’

Authorities in Connecticut released the names on Saturday of the 26 victims in the mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school as the state’s medical examiner described his team’s findings at the scene. “I’ve been at this for a third of a century, my sensibilities may not be the average…

Virginia Tech survivor: We must create climate for politicians to ‘step up and lead’ on gun control

A gun control advocate and school shooting survivor told MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry on Saturday that voters must create the environment for politicians to move forward when it comes to instituting more stringent firearms regulations. “We’ve expressed our sympathies, we’ve expressed our condolences, and our action has ended there,” said…

LIVE: Connecticut officials give updates in Sandy Hook shooting investigation

Connecticut State Police are doing a press conference about the Newtown shooting investigation. Watch the video, embedded below via NBC News: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy…

Amy Goodman on ‘Up’: ‘Gun control is the answer right now’

Saturday morning on “Up with Chris Hayes,” host Chris Hayes welcomed a panel including Amy Goodman of Democracy Now!; Howard Wolfson of the New York City mayor’s office; Dave Cullen, author of Columbine and radio host Esther Armah. They discussed the role played by mental illness in attacks like the…

Seattle courts dropping charges in pot possession cases

Prosecutors in King County, Washington are dropping charges against people arrested for possession of small amounts of marijuana.  According to Seattle’s Fox affiliate station KPCQ, the court is taking the measure as a means of saving money and resources for the legal system. In November, voters in Colorado and Washington…

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