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Opinion: Guns

Following the events in Connecticut last Friday, there is a fundamental question that keeps crossing my mind: Why did this have to happen? How many more schools need to be shot up before we act? How many children need to die over a Constitutional Amendment that addressed the right for Americans to possess muskets?


Governor Rick Snyder. (File Photo)

Gov. Snyder Carefully Considers Gun Legislation In Wake Of School Shooting

The pressure is growing on Gov. Rick Snyder to veto legislation that would allow people to carry concealed weapons into Michigan schools, churches and other so-called “gun free zones.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2012

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Local Kids Head Back To Class After Connecticut School Shooting

Teachers, principals and administrators at metro Detroit schools are reassuring students and parents following Friday’s shooting rampage at a Connecticut elementary school.


Residents grieve following a shooting December 14, 2012 at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. At least 26 people, including 20 young children, were killed when a gunman assaulted the school and another body was found dead at a second linked crime scene, police said.  Police spokesman Lieutenant Paul Vance told reporters that the attacker killed 20 children and six adults, including someone that he lived with, at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.  The gunman also died at the scene, and a 28th body was found elsewhere.
   AFP PHOTO / Don EMMERT        (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown Plans Burials As School’s Future Debated

Newtown, Connecticut is bracing itself for the first funerals for victims of the school shooting last week that left 20 children and six adults dead.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2012

Members of the Los Angeles Lakers and the crowd observe a moment of silence for the victims of the mass school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, before the start of their game against the Washington Wizards at Verizon Center on December 14, 2012 in Washington, DC. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Sports World Shaken By Connecticut School Shooting

The school shooting in Connecticut hit close to home for several sports stars, and they extended their condolences over social media websites such as Twitter.

97.1 The Ticket–12/15/2012

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 14:  U.S. President Barack Obama wipes tears as he makes a statement in response to the elementary school shooting in Connecticut December 14, 2012 at the White House in Washington, DC. According to reports, there are 27 dead, 20 of them children, after Adam Lanza opened fire at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Reports say that Lanza is dead at the scene and his mother, a teacher at the school, is also dead.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Tearful President Obama On Shooting: ‘They Had Their Entire Lives Ahead of Them’

President Obama addressed the nation Friday, both as commander-in-chief and as a parent, in the wake of one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2012

A woman holds a child as people line up to enter the Newtown Methodist Church near the the scene of an elementary school shooting on December 14, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. (credit: Douglas Healey/Getty Images)

Talking To Your Kids About The Connecticut School Shooting

How do you talk to your children following a tragedy of this magnitude? WWJ spoke with DMC psychiatrist Dr. Gerald Schiener.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2012

OPINION: Don’t Use Name Of Connecticut School Shooter

He wants his name above the fold on every printed paper and screamed onto every timeline wall and Twitter page. Don’t do it.

97.1 The Ticket–12/14/2012

Reported Shooting Near Highland Park School

A lockdown has been lifted at Highland Park Renaissance Academy following reports of a shooting near campus.


Student Shot Outside Alternative Education Center

Ferndale police are searching for a gunman after a student at an alternative education school for teens has been shot in the leg in the parking lot .

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/08/2011