TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie called for a moment of silence today at 9:30 a.m. to honor and reflect on the loss of the 20 children, six educators, and the grief endured by their countless family members, loved ones, neighbors and the community of Newtown, Conn. who were the victims of the senseless and horrific acts of violence at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Friday, Dec. 14.
“The people of New Jersey join our entire nation in mourning each of these lives that was taken senselessly far, far too soon,” said Christie. “I ask that every New Jerseyan observe a moment of silence to reflect on those lost and to offer to the people of Connecticut and the community of Newtown the comfort of our thoughts, prayers, and unity as single people bound together by this unthinkable tragedy.”
Christie previously ordered all State buildings to fly flags at half-staff in mourning of the passing of the Newtown, Conn. shooting victims.
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