Moment of Silence for victims of gun violence today
There is amoment of silence and the reading of thousands of names of gun violence victims Friday morning in Connecticut. It has been six months since the Sandy Hook schoolshootings.
Familymembers, elected officials and other leaders are gathering in Newtown for a dayof remembrance. But it's also a call of action for the passage of legislationto expand background checks for gun purchases.
Thereadings are expected to take 12 hours.