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by David Holzel

Friday’s mass shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., has drawn calls from Jewish groups for tighter gun control laws, along with words of sympathy for the families of victims.

B’nai B’rith called for reinstatement of the ban. At the time it lapsed, “1,100 police chiefs and sheriffs from across the country urged the law be renewed and strengthened. Other meaningful, enforceable gun control measures are also needed,” its statement read…more.