Obama Honors Gun Violence Victims by Leaving Seat Empty at SOTU

Obama Honors Gun Violence Victims by Leaving Seat Empty at SOTUAfter a week-long push promoting new executive actions on guns, President Obama told supporters today that he will purposely leave a seat empty during his State of the Union address in honor of gun violence victims. “We want them to be seen and understood that their absence means something to this country,” Obama said. The Obamas have hosted family members of gun violence victims in previous State of the Union addresses.

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