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Sandy Hook shooting: Gun control becomes topic on Twitter

As the unthinkable horror of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting unfolded this morning, social media users took to Twitter to share their shock, sadness and thoughts on the tragedy.

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In this photo provided by the Newtown Bee, Connecticut State Police lead children from the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. Photograph by Shannon Hicks, Newtown Bee. (Shannon Hicks, Newtown Bee/Courtesy)

As the unthinkable horror of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting unfolded this morning, social media users took to Twitter to share their shock, sadness and thoughts on the tragedy. 

The discussion on Twitter quickly turned from asking for details, to asking for answers. One of those answers seemed to be gun control. Here are a few of the reactions found under the hashtag #GunControl. Add your thoughts in the comments below. 

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121214/sandy-hook-shooting-gun-control-twitter