Topic: Sandy Hook

Powerful Anti-Violence Film Wants You to Unload Gun Companies From Your 401(k)

'They will respond to economic pain'

Unload Your 401(k), a powerful three-minute film from Grey New York, takes aim at a new target in the debate over guns in America: the pocketbooks of firearms companies. The video…

Rockefeller Reintroduces Bill to Study Violent Video Games

Proposal has bipartisan support from four co-sponsors

Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va) reintroduced his bill to study the impact of violent video games and programming on kids. But this time, the bill comes with the firepower of four…

Obama's Gun Agenda Includes Media Violence Study

CDC would look into possible link

The culture of media violence was only obliquely referenced in President Obama's sweeping plan to reduce what he called an epidemic of gun violence in the wake of the tragedy…

Parents Television Council Blasts Torture Scene in ABC's Scandal

Groups calls for reform in TV ratings system

ABC could have had better timing. On the same night the entertainment industry was meeting with VP Joe Biden to discuss media violence, the network aired an episode of Scandal…

Rockefeller Plans to Reintroduce Bill to Study Violent Video Games

Legislation is a high priority for the senator

Other than lots of talk about the "culture of media violence," Washington, for the most part, seems to be focusing on tougher gun laws and not on new laws to…

Groups Ramp Up Rhetoric on Media Violence

TV and movie representative head for White House meeting

Coinciding with White House talks on preventing gun violence scheduled for later today at the White House, groups are ramping up the rhetoric and a lot of it is directed…

Online Publishers Plan a Moment of Silence for Sandy Hook Victims

Petition urges those on the Web to observe and abstain from email, social networks

Last January during the SOPA debates in Washington, many publishers and websites joined forces to black out their Web pages for a cause. Tomorrow, there's a similar plan for a…

Bill Would Study Impact of Violent Video Games on Children

Rockefeller introduces proposal as a response to Sandy Hook tragedy

The tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary has triggered calls for more than just gun regulation, putting violent video games and programming again in the spotlight. Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) introduced…