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Fri Apr 22, 2016, 11:05 AM

"My Mom"- Daughter Of Slain Sandy Hook Principal Stars In New Hillary Clinton Ad

Thank you, Erica. You are a hero just like your mom. You are using your heartbreak to promote gun reform that will stop the murders of our children and families in our homes, our schools and our streets. A progressive cause that is so long overdue.










“She reminds me of my mother: she isn’t scared of anything,” Erica Smegielski says.


Dawn Hochsprung, will appear in a new ad for the Hillary Clinton campaign in the upcoming primary states of Connecticut and Rhode Island.

Smegielski, to whom Clinton devoted the final portion of her victory speech Tuesday night, argues in the ad, “My Mom,” that Clinton is the presidential candidate best equipped to reform the country’s gun laws.

The 60-second version of the ad begins with Smegielski describing how painful it was to lose her mother in the December 2012 mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Hochsprung, one of 26 victims of the massacre, was killed while trying to protect her students.

“No more families should have to go through what we have,” Smegielski says. “Hillary Clinton is the only candidate that has what it takes to take on the gun lobby.”

Clinton’s campaign website says she would strengthen gun background checks by closing loopholes and end legal immunity for gun makers and sellers whose products are used in violent acts, among other reforms.

“No one is fighting harder to reform our gun laws than Hillary,” Smegielski continues, as footage of her hugging Clinton appears on screen. “She reminds me of my mother: she isn’t scared of anything. And that’s how I know she is the person who can actually make a difference.”



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Response to Haveadream (Original post)

Fri Apr 22, 2016, 01:36 PM

1. I feel so sorry for her but it is a strong ad

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Response to SharonClark (Reply #1)

Fri Apr 22, 2016, 02:38 PM

2. She is amazing, just like her mom!

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Response to Haveadream (Original post)

Fri Apr 22, 2016, 08:36 PM

3. Mahalo for Erica, Haveadream~

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Response to Cha (Reply #3)

Fri Apr 22, 2016, 08:40 PM

4. Thank you, Cha





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