HLN’s Erica Hill: ‘Thoughts and Prayers ... Start to Feel Hollow’
HILL: "We look at a lot of what we hear in the aftermath, the thoughts and the prayers, which I don’t doubt that they are genuine in any way, but they start to feel hollow after a certain amount of time. The importance of mental health that is part of this equation, but is obviously not all of us. And there are also a large number of people in country who are genuinely, as you point out, concerned that their right to have a weapon, which makes them feel safer, could be taken away. And we often hear people come out and say, 'Look, if more people were armed, perhaps not as many people would lose their lives.' And we saw what happened. A local resident came out with his gun."