Group organizes event to mark Newtown shooting ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page PETER FOLEY/EPA A small sign was displayed to commemorate the six-month anniversary of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Jessica Hill/AP Mayors Against Illegal Guns organized an event at Newtown's Edmond Town Hall that included a moment of silence for the 26 killed. MICHELLE MCLOUGHLIN/Reuters A young resident held a placard while observing the commemoration. MICHELLE MCLOUGHLIN/Reuters The event transitioned to a reading of the names of Americans who have been killed by gun violence since the mass shooting. Spencer Platt/Getty Images A sister of a teacher killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School said tougher gun laws will pass "within good time."