President Obama Offers Comfort, Pledges Action at Newtown Vigil
Speaking at an interfaith vigil in the grief-stricken town of Newtown, Connecticut in the wake of last week's shooting that left 20 children and 6 adults dead, President Barack Obama offered words of prayer, comfort, and renewed dedication to stem the tide of violence against children in America. As the president spoke, and particularly when he mentioned victims' names, the sounds of sobbing could be heard from the assembled crowd.
For more on the Sandy Hook tragedy, visit the following on Parents.com:
- Preventing Another School Shooting: What We Should (And Shouldn't) Be Doing
- The Sandy Hook Tragedy: Dealing with Your Own Anxiety as a Parent
- Processing the Newtown School Shooting as a Parent
- 5 Helpful Resources for Talking to Kids About Tragedies