What the Sandy Hook Families Can Learn From 9/11 Families

Lawrence, Jill
January 2013
National Journal;1/19/2013, p9
The article discusses how the families of those killed during the December 14, 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut can help unite the country against gun violence. It details how the families of those killed on September 11, 2001 rose from tragedy and help reshape national policy. It is suggested that the families of Sandy Hook can help allow families affected by gun violence to have an impact that has eluded them for years.


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