Foundation declares Sandy Hook anniversary as ‘Guns Save Lives Day’
Newtown, Conn. says the group's entitled to its opinion, but don't want them demonstrating in their town
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A gun rights group has chosen the one year anniversary of the sandy hook shooting as guns save lives today. Group is planning events across all fifty states and their decision is not sitting well with residents of Newtown Connecticut. A lot of -- report. As far as I'm concerned this is not sentence. Linda -- a new town cannot believe that nonprofit group is proclaiming December 14 as guns say like Tuesday if the anniversary of the city look elementary massacre. Gary and sent it. -- sense that. It's to speak to bullet reprehensible -- break with the new town. Action -- -- sense that they should be time to remember that twenty children and six educators who were killed. Atlanta opened fire before turning the gun on himself. It's not the right day it's pretty distasteful. The organization behind the idea for guns -- line Tuesday it called the Second Amendment foundation based out of Washington State. We talked about her on the phone today. Call. It it. Go up by like an old coach. Passed it. Can't happen or else. He told us he's planning events in all fifty states that could it specified what they would be. The goal is to -- restrictions on gun sales especially after Connecticut past the new gun laws. And I. Doubt it. Oh yeah. People in it down say the groups entitled to with the -- But don't want members coming here to demonstrate especially since many are still breathing. I think it's -- and fair we need to be left alone on the fourteenth was still a community. In the healing process. That was a lot of gold reporting. A group of 26 new town residents will be running in the Hartford marathon today to honor those who lost their lives in the school shooting. The runners are raising money for the 1214. Foundation. Which is planning to build an arts center in town.