In New Jersey, a 6-year-old boy named Brandon Holt died after being shot in the head by his 4-year-old playmate. The two were playing in the yard when the 4-year-old went inside to retrieve a .22 caliber rifle.
Blasting opponents of new gun control measures for being in a “time warp,” Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday that a potential filibuster of pending gun legislation would be “embarrassing” for America's reputation around the world.
It has been nearly four months since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School and now legislative leaders are finally planning to pass what they call the most far-reaching gun-legislation package in the country.
The National Rifle Association came under fire late Thursday from members of a gun-control advocacy group in Newtown, Conn., after reports surfaced of Newtown residents receiving robocalls and pro-gun postcards from the NRA.
The shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT late last year severely shook up the U.S. as a united country.
Since then, the violence amongst gun use has only gotten worse, with no definite solution in sight.