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Elementary school massacre:
27 killed, including 20 kids,
at Connecticut school

NBC News, by Pete Williams*

Original Article

Posted By:earlybird, 12/14/2012 6:07:38 PM

Updated at 5:26 p.m. ET: A teacher´s son -- clad in black and carrying two 9mm pistols -- rampaged through a Connecticut elementary school Friday, killing 20 small children and six adults, including his mother, in the nation’s second-worst school shooting, law enforcement officials said. The gunman, identified as Adam Lanza, 20, was also found dead at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, law enforcement officials said. Later, an unidentified woman was found fatally shot in the face at a home in Newtown (Snip) Their mother is a kindergarten teacher

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*Miguel Llanos and Tracy Connor

Fox News is reporting that Adam Lanza lived with his mother in Newtown. Woke up this morning, shot his mother in the face, then took her car and drove to the school. She was a teacher at the school and most of the dead children were in her kindergarten classroom.

Lanza´s father in N.J. is alive and being questioned. According to brother Ryan Lanza, Adam had a history of mental illness.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: PageTurner, 12/14/2012 6:10:56 PM     (No. 9066103)

The rabid left says the problem is guns, many of us on the right say moral decay, David Frum say lack of mental health services.

I would be curious about the shooter´s illegal drug use. And violent videogame collection.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Twinkle93, 12/14/2012 6:15:10 PM     (No. 9066110)

There are average of 90 people killed per day in the U.S. by motor vehicles.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Rafter, 12/14/2012 6:23:44 PM     (No. 9066127)

I´ve seen lots of crazies where I live that I think should be locked up.
"Institutionalized" would be the preferable term.

We have nuts roaming loose on the streets.
Anyone who is violence-prone should be locked up.
Allowing crazies to roam at will is, in fact, crazy.

If the current policy continues...
simply expect more massacres like this...
unfortunately.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: gagolfer, 12/14/2012 6:27:33 PM     (No. 9066135)

The problem is how someone with a history of mental illness legally could have bought these guns.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 12/14/2012 6:29:39 PM     (No. 9066139)

I am so moved...(sniff)...by our Dear Leader´s emotions...(sniff)...about this regrettable incident.
Jeez...this is one of the most horrific things that have happened in this country, including Columbine and 9/11. And President DumbF*** comes on and feigns emotion?


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Reply 6 - Posted by: mominNoCA, 12/14/2012 6:30:18 PM     (No. 9066142)

#4,

Did he legally buy them? I haven´t seen that anywhere.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: KansasWind, 12/14/2012 6:30:57 PM     (No. 9066145)

You can’t stop the source of the problem, especially in our godless society.

Schools must protect the children by arming the teachers.

If a teacher refuses to be armed and accept that their primary responsibility is to protect the children, they should be fired.

It is outrageous the school did not protect the children.


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Reply 8 - Posted by: killerbee, 12/14/2012 6:35:03 PM     (No. 9066156)

Guns are not the problem. Society is. Guns have been around and easily accessed for centuries and mass shootings are a modern trend. To use these atrocities as a spring board to talk about guns is shallow and despicable. And still, we need to have the conversation about why there are so many people with hearts this dark.

Take all the guns and the next mass murder will include explosions and fire. It´s what´s in the heart and mind, not what´s in the hand.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: William1, 12/14/2012 6:43:51 PM     (No. 9066171)

Anything about a father?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: TX_blanke, 12/14/2012 6:46:22 PM     (No. 9066177)

The disinformation about this attack is already flying from NBC, ABC and CBS. I believe that if and when we get to the bottom of this attack, it will come down to the "psycho-activity" of drugs that were either not taken that should have been or were taken that should not have been. What we really need is a serious discussion of mood altering drugs and how much a person should be physically restrained while adjusting to these drugs. Psychiatrists should be required to admit patients for whom they have prescribed these drugs.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: cgood, 12/14/2012 7:04:23 PM     (No. 9066200)

The guns belonged to the mother. And, yes, Fauxbama fake-cried his way through the news conference. Actor-in Chief.

God help the family and friends of those poor dead babies massacred today.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: CentralFLMom, 12/14/2012 7:19:59 PM     (No. 9066221)

I agree with #1. This is a sign of moral decline. This woman was probably a liberal, union member; incapable and unwilling to discipline her son . Spare the rod, spoil the child.
Apparently he used her Licensed firearms for matricide. If she had kept herself armed at all times , as I do, this event never would have happened. Protecting ones self is a moral obligation.
The liberal fascists must not be allowed to use this event to take away our guns!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 12/14/2012 7:23:46 PM     (No. 9066226)

Re #4, the two handguns he used, which were found in the school, were legally registered to his mother, Nancy Lanza, who was his first victim.

The other weapon - a rifle - was found in her car, which he had driven to the school.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 12/14/2012 7:24:34 PM     (No. 9066227)

His father lives in Stamford, CT, and is alive.

Adam Lanza lived - at least part-time - with his mother.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: reilly, 12/14/2012 8:20:18 PM     (No. 9066314)


Bloomberg would like us all disarmed, like East European Jews in the 1930s.

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