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Daily Talker: Newtown First Responder May Lose Job Over PTSD

A Newtown police officer who responded to the Sandy Hook shooting may be fired because he has been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress syndrome.

Connecticut is one of the few states where worker’s compensation covers only physical injuries, not mental health care, including PTSD treatment. Bean says the city told him they can only afford to pay him two years of long-term disability.

11/12/2013

A demonstrator holds up a banner as National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre delivers remarks during a news conference December 21, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

NRA Calls For Armed Police Officer In Every School

The nation’s largest gun-rights lobby called Friday for armed police officers to be posted in every American school to stop the next killer “waiting in the wings.”

12/21/2012

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