December 16, 2012 Archives

December 16, 2012 Archives

Obama Addresses Sandy Hook Vigil, Says "We Must Change"

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you, Governor. To all the families, first responders, to the community of Newtown, clergy, guests -- Scripture tells us: “…do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away…inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glo

"60 Minutes" Reports: Tragedy In Newtown

Scott Pelley reports on the Newtown shooting and interviews a school nurse, a former classmate of the alleged gunman's, and former Secret Service members.

Bob Schieffer: Too Afraid To Make The World Safer For Kids?

BOB SCHIEFFER: By now the pros and cons of the gun issue are well known, but here is the question that must be asked: Is what happened Friday the new normal? Of course, there are legitimate reasons - for both pleasure and protection - to own guns. But if the slaughter of innocent children is not bad enough to make us rethink what we can do to

George Will: Stronger Gun Control Laws Won't Help

STEPHANOPOULOS: And, well, then that's one of the questions we're going to find out an answer to soon, I suppose. But, George, about -- on that point exactly, you know, kind of striking you read in the 24 hours after this that this -- a very similar incident happened in China, a man in an elementary school with a knife, not an assault weapon, almos

"This Week" Roundtable: Reflecting On Newtown

Rep. Donna Edwards, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, Joe Klein, George Will, and Donna Brazile.

"Fox News Sunday" Panel On Gun Violence

Brit Hume, Fox News; Nina Easton, Fortune Magazine; Bill Kristol, Weekly Standard; and Liz Marlantes, Christian Science Monitor.

"Face The Nation" Roundtable: Starting A National Conversation On Guns

Brady Campaign President Dan Gross, The Daily Beast's David Frum, The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg, and LeHigh University's James Peterson discuss whether Newtown will kickstart a national debate over gun control.

"Meet The Press" Panel: Moving Forward In The Wake Of Tragedy

A panel of experts discusses the recent tragedy in Connecicut and how lawmakers can address gun violence.

Rep. Gohmert: If Principal Was Armed, CT School Shooting Could Have Been Avoided

WALLACE: All right, after the movie theater shooting that we’ve referred to in July, in Aurora, Colorado. You said that what we need is more people carrying weapons, so that if a shooter comes into a movie theater with a gun, somebody can stand up and defend him and defend other people. Question -- and this is the question Dick Durbin had -- d

"Reliable Sources" Panel On Media Coverage Of School Massacre

Frank Sesno, Lauren Ashburn, David Zurawik & Howard Kurtz on the coverage of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

Schumer: Newtown Could Be "Tipping Point" For Gun Control

N.Y. Senator Schumer said that "we could be at a tipping point... where we might actually get something done" about gun violence. He said politicians and the American public will not accept frequent mass murders as "a new normal."

CT Gov. Dan Malloy: We Are A "Violent Society"

GOV. DAN MALLOY (D-CT): What we know is he shot his way into the building, so he penetrated the building -- he wasn't buzzed in. He penetrated the building by literally shooting an entrance into the building. That's what an assault weapon can do for you. And you know, we are unfortunately a violent society, 32,000-plus deaths as a result of guns be

Bloomberg: Time For President Obama To Stand Up And Lead On Guns

New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg discusses specific reforms to gun control laws that he thinks will reduce violence.

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