Newtown Shootings Inspire Columns, Blogs

Newtown, Conn.A bit after 9 a.m. local time Friday, Dec. 14, heavily armed 20-year-old Adam Lanza forced his way into Shady Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., and killed 20 children and six adults before taking his own life. Earlier, he killed his mother at their home. The guns he took to the school were registered to her, according to news reports.

This tragedy, falling on the sixth day of Hanukkah and 11 days before Christmas 2012, inspired members of the National Society of Newspaper Columnists. Below are hyperlinks to published blogs and print and multimedia columns created by us. The list will be updated in the days ahead as well. Members should please use the Contact Form for submissions. [Last update: 11:45 a.m. Central, Dec. 28, 2012]

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  2 comments for “Newtown Shootings Inspire Columns, Blogs

  1. Veronica
    December 28, 2012 at 12:23 pm

    A similar thing happen in Los Angeles nearly 30 years ago at an elementary school. One student was killed, others were injured. The shooting in Newtown brought back memories of that day. I wrote a piece about the similarities as well

  2. December 16, 2012 at 12:17 pm

    Not exactly on the shootings, but still relevant I think:

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