We at HASC are still horrified by the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
- Requiring every purchaser of a gun to undergo a background check (As many as 40% of gun purchases are done anonymously.);
- Banning military-style assault weapons and high capacity magazines that allow for nothing more than the rapid killing of human beings;
- Making schools safer with more school resource officers and school counselors, safer climates, and better emergency response plans, and
- Helping ensure that young people get the mental health treatment they need and health insurance plans cover mental health benefits.