First Word: ‘Shame on us if we’ve forgotten’ Newtown

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President Barack Obama hugs Katerina Rodgaard, a Maryland dance instructor who knew one of the victims of the Virginia Tech shootings, after she introduced...
President Barack Obama hugs Katerina Rodgaard, a Maryland dance instructor who knew one of the victims of the Virginia Tech shootings, after she introduced...
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On Thursday, President Obama held an event at the White House with Vice President Biden, mothers, and law-enforcement officials to put the spotlight back on reducing gun violence. The president urged Congress to take immediate action, at the very least in honor of Newtown victims and their families. Obama said, ”Shame on us if we’ve forgotten. I haven’t forgotten those kids.” This comes on the same day authorities in Connecticut revealed a list of items found in Newtown shooter Adam Lanza’s home.

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First Word: 'Shame on us if we've forgotten' Newtown

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