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Connecticut / School Shooting #1035402

NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 14, 2012
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(Newtown, Connecticut: Brian Williams) The flag at the US Capitol that was lowered to half staff after the mass shooting at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut shown.

(Washington: Tom Costello) The reignited debate over gun control examined; details given about mass shootings this year, the citizens’ petition on the White House website and gunshot victim former Representative Gabrielle Giffords’ husband Mark Kelly’s joining of a Facebook call for gun control; Twitter and Facebook comments and NRA statement quoted. [President OBAMA – says we’re going to have to take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this.] [Colorado Governor John HICKENLOOPER†- says we can’t postpone the discussion on a national level every time there’s a shooting.] [Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence/Virginia Tech shooting survivor Colin GODDARD†- calls for background checks on all gun sales.]

Williams, Brian;
Costello, Tom

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