At 9:30 This Morning, Nation to Pause
Bells will toll 26 times for Newtown Victims
By Mark Russell, Newser Staff
Posted Dec 21, 2012 6:24 AM CST
Mourners attend a service for Sandy Hook Elementary School teacher Lauren Rousseau who was killed in last week's school shooting at the First Congregational Church in Danbury, Conn., yesterday.   (AP Photo/The Connecticut Post, Scott Mullin)

(Newser) – At 9:30 this morning, exactly one week after 20 children and six teachers were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School, bells will toll 26 times in memorial for the terrible tragedy, reports the Hartford Courant. Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy has called for a "Day of Mourning" today, and many governors across America have said they, too, will hold a moment of silence and ring bells for Newtown. (Though Reuters notes the National Cathedral intends to ring its bell 28 times, in most places no bell will toll for Nancy Lanza, who has been omitted from most memorials.)

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gmcft
Dec 21, 2012 10:29 PM CST
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DougMasters
Dec 21, 2012 8:14 AM CST
If by "nation" to pause I don't think you mean OHIO cause no one I know knows about this.
MichaelBenesch
Dec 21, 2012 6:56 AM CST
On average about 30 Americans die EVERYDAY due to gun violence. EVERYDAY!!! Who tolls a bell for those victims on 2nd ammendment lunacy?