A family spends time by a memorial set up near the Shrine of the Virgin Mary at St. Rose of Lima Church on December 16, 2012, for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.
A family spends time by a memorial set up near the Shrine of the Virgin Mary at St. Rose of Lima Church on December 16, 2012, for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Los Angeles Times/MCT)
A family spends time by a memorial set up near the Shrine of the Virgin Mary at St. Rose of Lima Church on December 16, 2012, for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Los Angeles Times/MCT)

Experts applaud Obama’s sweeping gun-control plan

January 16, 2013 7:29 PM