On Wednesday, as President Barack Obama revealed his plans to prevent gun violence in the United States, the White House released a handful of handwritten letters from children, asking the President about gun control.
"It's a free country, but I recommend there needs be a limit with guns," wrote 8-year-old Grant Fritz, who lives in Maryland. "P.S. I know you're doing your best," he added.
"I am writing you to ask you to STOP gun violence," read a letter from 10-year-old Taejah Goode, who lives in Georgia. "I am very sad about the children who lost their lives."
There are no words to explain how sad I am about the school shooting," wrote 11-year-old Julia, a resident of Washington, D.C. "Even though I'm not scared for my safety, I'm scared for others… I may not [be] that into politics, but my opinion is that it should be very hard for people to buy guns."
"I know that laws have to be passed by Congress but I beg you to try very hard to make guns not allowed. Not just for me, but for Read More »from Kids Write Letters to President Obama, Asking for Gun Control