Family Of Newtown Victim Noah Pozner Proposes Reforms
NEWTOWN, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The family of the youngest victim in the Newtown, Conn. school shooting is recommending laws and suggesting federal funding for school security in a proposal to the White House.
One law proposed by the family of Noah Pozner would require anyone with knowledge of an “imminent threat of serious physical harm or death” to notify a law enforcement agency within 24 hours. The family also recommends giving grants to schools to improve security.
Noah’s uncle, Alexis Haller, said the proposal dated Sunday was sent to the White House. Vice President Joe Biden is heading a task force on gun violence.
Noah was one of 26 people killed last month in a massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. He turned 6 just three weeks before being shot 11 times at close range.
Noah loved animals and Mario Bros. video games and called his twin sister, Arielle, his best friend. He also loved tacos and said he someday wanted to be the manager of a taco factory.
Biden is to meet Monday with House members to discuss ways to reduce gun violence. He is expected to give President Barack Obama a comprehensive package of recommendations on Tuesday.
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