In an unusual move, the NRA has gone silent on the Newtown, Conn. shooting. The National Rifle Association has taken down its Facebook page too. As the gun control debate heats up, is the NRA being tactically savvy?
President Obama spoke at a service Sunday evening in Newtown, Conn. He noted that it was the fourth time as president he's had to comfort victims of mass shootings. He promised to use 'whatever power this office holds' to prevent another tragedy of this kind.
At a prayer service in Newtown, Conn., Sunday night, President Obama said he would gather law enforcement and mental health officials to address the kind of gun violence that struck Sandy Hook Elementary School. 'We can't tolerate this anymore,' he said.
Following the Sandy Hook school shooting that killed 20 first graders and six adults, Democrats are speaking up on gun control. They'll introduce a bill banning the sale of assault rifles and high-capacity ammunition clips.