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HRC Releases Statement on Tragic Shooting in Newtown, Connecticut

​Post submitted by Charlie Joughin, HRC Press Secretary

Human Rights Campaign President Chad Griffin released the following statement regarding the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut:
“The entire HRC family mourns today’s horrific tragedy in Newtown. We extend condolences, thoughts and prayers to the families of the victims as well as to the entire state of Connecticut which is still reeling from this senseless act violence. We note with sadness that it was less than a week since two innocent lives were lost at a mall in Oregon, and we offer our well-wishes and support to law enforcement officials investigating these truly heinous crimes.”

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