Most children in Newtown returned to classes for the first time since last week's massacre, but survivors of the shooting stayed home and their school remained a crime scene.
A child looks out of a bus window as it passes by Saint Rose of Lima Church where the funeral of James Mattioli, 6 is taking place on December 18, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. Most children in town returned to classes for the first time since last week's massacre, but survivors of the shooting stayed at home as their school remained a crime scene.
Four days after a disturbed 20-year-old shot his mother, then 20 first graders and six staff at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the debate over America's lax gun laws hit a new pitch with President Barack Obama coming out in support of a new bill that would ban assault weapons.
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