How Do We Make Sense of the Senseless Tragedy in Connecticut Today?
PeaceJam New England and the PeaceJam Foundation send our condolences to the families involved in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT today, where 27 people are dead, including 18 children. It was the worst school shooting in the country's history.
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|At least 18 children were among those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School, according to the news service, which cited an unidentified official with knowledge of the situation. The shooter is dead and had two guns, the AP said. CNN said the shooter’s body was found in a classroom.|
According to NPR, it may have been the worst such attack at an elementary or high school in the nation's history, horribly surpassing the 13 people killed by two students at Colorado's Columbine High School in 1999.
Our thoughts and blessing go out to our PeaceJammers who were survivors of the Columbine shootings who know the pain of such senseless tragedies firsthand.
Let us be in solidarity with the families in CT and transform our grief into action....action for peace! What are things we can all do now?