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Topic - Ray Distephan
A newly-elected school board member in a town bordering Newtown, Conn., has been called to resign after he posted on Facebook that he would buy his friends gun ammunition during the 26 days of kindness event meant to honor Sandy Hook victims.
A grief-stricken Newtown began laying to rest the littlest victims of the school massacre, starting with two 6-year-old boys — one of them a big football fan, the other described as a whip-smart youngster whose twin sister survived the rampage.
"This is about common decency and these are our neighbors in Newtown and people in this town were greatly affected by what happened there," said Ray DiStephan, current chairman of the Brookfield Board of Education.
"People are entitled to their opinions but under these circumstances they should not have been made public on something like Facebook,"