President Obama Comforts Newtown

Only days after the shooting that killed more than two dozen of its residents–mostly children–President Obama visited Newtown, Conn., Sunday to address a prayer vigil. Just as he did from the White House on Friday hours after the crime, Obama offered not only comfort and condolences, but urged further action to prevent further mass shootings. “Since I’ve been President, this is the fourth time we have come together to comfort a grieving community torn apart by a mass shooting. The fourth time we’ve hugged survivors. The fourth time we’ve consoled the families of victims. And in between, there have been an endless series of deadly shootings across the country, almost daily reports of victims, many of them children, in small … Continue reading