Morning Maddow: December 21

Updated

Pres. Obama responds to the “We the People” gun-control petition.

Some sobering statistics on the failure of background checks.

Later this morning, a nationwide moment of silence for the victims of the Sandy Hook massacre.

How state legislatures are responding to Sandy Hook.

After the Plan B debacle, what’s next?

OSHA is investigating the death of an NYC parking-lot attendant who stayed on the job during Hurricane Sandy and drowned.

Syria fires more scud missiles on the opposition and drops cluster bombs on civilians.

The real life father of “Yours, Mine and Ours” has died.

After today, it only gets brighter.

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Morning Maddow: December 21

Updated