Newtown CT Shooting

10:11am

Sat December 15, 2012
The Two-Way

Will Newtown Killings Shift Public's Attitude On Guns?

Originally published on Sun December 16, 2012 8:22 am

A gun shop in Glendale, Calif.
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The tragedy in Newtown, Conn., will surely spur pollsters to ask Americans again about guns, gun ownership, gun laws and the Second Amendment.

If recent experience is a good guide, public opinion may not shift too much.

Pew Research Center writes that:

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8:46am

Sat December 15, 2012
Around the Nation

Details Of Connecticut Shooter Still Unclear

Originally published on Sun December 16, 2012 11:43 am

Transcript

SCOTT SIMON, HOST:

This morning in Newtown, state police have briefed residents and reporters on the latest information about yesterday's tragic events. And at the moment, information about the shooter, who's been identified by law enforcement officials as 20-year-old Adam Lanza, is scant. He was found dead at the elementary school. Lanza is believed to have acted alone. NPR's Joel Rose is at this morning's briefing in Newtown. Joel, thanks for being with us.

JOEL ROSE, BYLINE: Hi, Scott.

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5:30am

Sat December 15, 2012
The Two-Way

'We Have Endured Far Too Many Of These Tragedies,' President Says

Originally published on Sat December 15, 2012 6:21 am

Flags were were lowered to half-staff at the U.S. Capitol and other federal buildings after Friday's mass shooting in Newtown, Conn.
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4:57am

Sat December 15, 2012
The Two-Way

In Connecticut: Prayers, Grief, Questions And Stories Of Heroism

Originally published on Sun December 16, 2012 3:46 am

Parishioners attend a prayer service at Saint Johns Episcopal Church near Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
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4:48am

Sat December 15, 2012
Around the Nation

Investigation Continues Into Shooter's Motive

Originally published on Sun December 16, 2012 11:43 am

Transcript

SCOTT SIMON, HOST:

And this morning, of course, we are reporting the story from Newtown, Connecticut; where yesterday, a young man named Adam Lanza shot and killed some 26 people at an elementary school - 20 of them, small children. Connecticut state police have briefed residents of Newtown, and reporters, on the latest from the crime scene at the Sandy Hook Elementary School, and at second crime scene.

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