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December 16, 2012 -- The shooting at Newton killed 20 children and six adults. At the memorial service, President Obama also cited the deadly shootings at Oak Creek and Aurora. "In the coming weeks, I will use whatever power this office holds to engage my fellow citizens -- from law enforcement to mental health professionals to parents and educators -- in an effort aimed at preventing more tragedies like this," said the president.
December 16, 2012 -- The shooting at Newton killed 20 children and six adults. At the memorial service, President Obama also cited the deadly shootings at Oak Creek and Aurora. "In the coming weeks, I will use whatever power this office holds to engage my fellow citizens -- from law enforcement to mental health professionals to parents and educators -- in an effort aimed at preventing more tragedies like this," said the president.

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How Obama responds to shooting attacks

President Obama has responded to mass shootings many times during his seven years in office.

How Obama responds to shooting attacks

President Obama has responded to mass shootings many times during his seven years in office.