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President Obama Shares His Personal Thoughts Three Years After Sandy Hook

In a personal note on Facebook, President Obama reflects on the three years since calling for action on gun violence in the wake of the tragic at Sandy Hook Elementary.

“Three years on, how do we tell them that their Congress hasn’t done anything to prevent what happened to them from happening to other families?”

On December 14, 2012, a gunman took the lives to 20 children and 6 of their educators in Newtown, Connecticut. That tragic day at Sandy Hook Elementary School should have spurred immediate action to fix what we could — and should — about the gaping holes in our laws on background checks.

Read President Obama’s thoughts three years after he called for action to help prevent such senseless violence — and share your own in a comment.

Three years ago today, a gunman murdered twenty innocent schoolchildren and six of the educators who cared for them at…

Posted by President Obama onMonday, December 14, 2015