Statewide Moment of Silence to Mark One Week Since Connecticut School Shooting

Governor Bob McDonnell today issued a call for Virginians to join in a moment of silence tomorrow, Friday, Dec. 21, to commemorate the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting exactly one week after the shootings occurred.

Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy has issued a proclamation declaring tomorrow, Friday, Dec. 21, as a Day of Mourning in Connecticut and called upon all residents of that state to observe a moment of silence at 9:30 a.m. Malloy has also asked Connecticut places of worship and government buildings, which have the ability, to ring bells 26 times during that moment of silence.

McDonnell also has issued a day of mourning proclamation for Dec. 21.

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