Hill Reflects on Va. Tech Shootings

Friel, Brian; Smallen, Jill; Dick, Jason
April 2007
National Journal;4/21/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 16, p48
The article reports that the U.S. Congress observed a moment of silence on April 16, 2007 following the shooting deaths of more than 30 people at Virginia Tech University. The House of Representatives passed a resolution on April 18 offering condolences to the victims' families. Democratic Representative Carolyn McCarthy of New York urged Democratic leaders to consider new restrictions on gun control. Republican Senator John McCain of Arizona said that gun control is not the solution.


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