Country Artist React to Connecticut Shooting

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The world was struck with horrible news on Friday, after a deadly shooting occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary School, in Newtown, Connecticut. 20-year-old Adam Lanza, went on a shooting rampage killing 27 people – including 20 children – before taking his own life. His mother was also a victim. Country artists took to Twitter, to react to the tragic event.

  • Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13): “I'm heartsick about the senseless tragedy in CT and praying for the families of the children and teachers who lost their lives. Unthinkable.”
  • Lady Antebellum (@ladyantebellum): “Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the families and everyone affected in Connecticut. #newtown.”
  • Blake Shelton (@BlakeShelton): “Stand strong and stand united everyone... We are Americans and we are better than this. What a sad sad disgusting day this is...”
  • Little Big Town (@LBTMusic): “To all the families in CT suffering. We're devastated & our hearts are broken. We're praying for you and we're with you.”
  • Miranda Lambert (@Miranda_Lambert): “I'm praying for those babies and all the victims of the Connecticut shooting. May God bring peace to the families.”
  • The Band Perry (@thebandperry): “Our hearts are broken for the families in Connecticut...Please join us in prayer for these families.”
  • Martina McBride (@martinamcbride): “The world will never be the same. Heartbroken. Newton, CT we are with you”
  • Thompson Square (@thompsonsquare): “Our hearts are breaking over the Sandy Hook school shooting. God bless the families. Keifer and Shawna.”
  • Lee Brice (@leebrice): “Love those around you and never take a single day for granted! Such a terrible tragedy today, keep all of those affected in your prayers.”
  • Sara Evans (@saraevansmusic): “Words cannot express my sorrow and condolences for all who lost precious lives in CT today. I am praying so hard for you all. God Bless you.”
  • Jana Kramer (@kramergirl): “Absolutely disgusted to land and hear such awful news. My heart goes out to everyone in Connecticut. Truly heart breaking. #praying.”
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