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Adam Lanza

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  • Shooting Raises Vexing Mental Health Issues

    Despair at the massacre of innocents at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown will spur action from political leaders. It will also remind us of our limitations. There will be changes in laws regulating the manufacture, sale and use of guns....
  • Editorial: Better Mental Health Screening, Treatment Access

    In the numbing aftermath of the Newtown murders, public attention inevitably focused on how to stop future mass shootings. As was clear from President Obama's actions, the two main areas of concern are gun safety and mental health treatment. Mr. Obama...
  • How Connecticut Gun Laws Can Be Improved

    After an extraordinary week of hearings last month before the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, the three working groups of the General Assembly's Bipartisan Task Force on Gun Violence Prevention and Child Safety and the full task force in Newtown,...
  • Existing Firearms Laws Protection Enough

    What is the cause of the Newtown shooting tragedy? At the Coalition of Connecticut Sportsmen our priorities in order of importance are mental health, school security and firearms. Predictably, the highest priority for legislators is firearms. Anti-gun...
  • Could Genetics Help Us Understand Mass Killers?

    Wayne Carver, the state's chief medical examiner, asked geneticists at the University of Connecticut to join the investigation into the Dec. 14 killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. A retired FBI profiler said in response, "I think it's...
  • Wrenching Assignment: Unraveling Newtown

    You can't hide from what happened. You can't pretend it's over, because it will never be over. All you can do is try to understand. Courant reporters Alaine Griffin, Josh Kovner and Matthew Kauffman, along with a crew from the PBS investigative news...
  • Help Needed For Troubled Kids, Not Tests For All

    Among the stories of vigils and bravery from Sandy Hook, one painful reflection was "I Am Adam Lanza's Mother." Written by Liza Long, it details a mother's unsuccessful attempt to obtain mental health services for her verbally abusive and mentally...
  • Connecticut Shows Way To Safer Ground On Guns

    Connecticut Shows Way To Safer Ground On Guns
    The Connecticut General Assembly defied the cynics this week, passing the strongest and most comprehensive gun safety law in the country. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who on Dec. 14 personally told the parents of 20 Sandy Hook Elementary School children that...
  • Blumenthal: Not Giving Up On Gun Control

    Blumenthal: Not Giving Up On Gun Control
    On Wednesday, the Senate said no to America. But the American people will not take no for an answer. The first words I heard when Vice President Joe Biden banged the gavel to end the vote Wednesday on the gun purchasing background check bill were,...
  • Grandmother Mobilizing Fight Against Gun Violence

    For an activist, Kathleen Glueck is exceptionally polite. When speaking, she reflexively checks her tone, careful to not monopolize a conversation. "I'm rattling on too much," she says, unnecessarily apologetic. After sending me data to make her case,...
  • Connecticut Spends $22 Million Luring Gun Seller

    Newtown did not change everything in Connecticut public life. The slaughter of 26 innocents at the Sandy Hook School has not caused Democratic and Working Families Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to shed his expensive addiction to corporate welfare. Last week,...