President Obama comforts Nicole Hockley on Monday at the University of Hartford in Connecticut. Mrs. Hockley and her husband, Ian, lost their son, Dylan, in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in December. Mr. Obama is pushing Congress to hold votes on the gun controls he has proposed. (Associated Press)

President Obama comforts Nicole Hockley on Monday at the University of Hartford in Connecticut. Mrs. Hockley and her husband, Ian, lost their son, Dylan, in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in December. Mr. Obama is pushing Congress to hold votes on the gun controls he has proposed. (Associated Press)