Nation set to observe moment of silence for Newtown victims
At 9:30 a.m. EST, many people in the United States are joining Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy’s call for a moment of silence to remember the victims of last week’s shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
NBC Newsreports thousands of churches are set to ring their bells 26 times at 9:30 a.m.
Photo: A police officer puts his hands together and bows his head before the funeral for 6-year-old shooting victim Catherine Hubbard at Saint Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 20, 2012. (Joshua Lott / Reuters)