school shootings

CO Shooter Claimed to be Socialist

Los Angles Times Staff

Karl Halverson Pierson entered Arapahoe High School heavily armed, seeking his debate coach. He shot another student and himself. Students said the shooter described himself as socialist and antiauthoritarian.

Poll: Less Believe in Gun Control

Jacqueline Klimas, The Washington Times

The call for stricter gun control has waned since the Newtown, Conn., school shooting at the end of 2012, a Gallup poll released Friday found. The country now is split nearly evenly on whether gun control laws need to be stricter.