Obama: We’ve Been Through This Too Many Times

WASHINGTON — Choking up and wiping away tears, President Obama offered support and prayers for the families of those shot in an elementary  school in Connecticut and called for “meaningful action”  to stop such violence.

“Our hearts are broken today,” the president said in the briefing room at the White House.

Obama spoke hours after a gunman shot and killed more than two dozen people at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Eighteen of the dead were children, according to officials.

Read more at the LA Times.