SALEM, Ore. - Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has joined Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy in calling for a moment of silence to be observed Friday at 9:30 a.m. local time to remember the victims of the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut.
"As we observe a moment of silence tomorrow, I will be thinking of all victims of gun violence, including those affected in Newtown, Connecticut and those at the Clackamas Town Center," said Kitzhaber.
Letter from Governor Malloy: http://www.governor.ct.gov/malloy/lib/malloy/2012.12.18_ltr_to_us_governors_on_moment_of_silence.pdf