Granite Staters Reflect on the Newtown School Shootings

Dec 17, 2012

Days after one of the most deadly school shootings in history many Granite Staters remain numbed, scared and angry. How could something like this happen... again? How could someone be that cold to kill innocent first grade children?  What can be done so this doesn't ever happen in the Granite State, or anywhere else? Today get your thoughts, questions and suggestions?


  • Donna Decker - Professor of English at Franklin Pierce College who teaches a course on school shootings. She's also currently writing a book about the issues surrounding the December 6, 1989 shooting at the Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal, Quebec.
  • David Finkelhor - Director of the Crimes against Children Research Center, Co-Director of the Family Research Laboratory and Professor of Sociology at UNH.