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A citizen petition asking the White House to immediately press Congress for tighter restrictions on gun ownership has garnered more signatures than any other posted to the White House's website.
The petition, which was posted on the White House's We the People page, was filed soon after news broke about the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Friday. More than 151,000 people had signed the petition as of Monday afternoon.
Sales clerks at Dick's Sporting Goods stores across the West Coast tell WW tonight that the nationwide retail chain has stopped selling semi-automatic rifles in the wake of the mass shootings in Connecticut and Oregon last week.