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Nancy Lanza

The Forgotten Victim Of The Sandy Hook Shooting

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 12.15.2016 | Women

Every year, on the anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, the country remembers. We must. No one wants to accept the normalization ...

Sandy Hook Families Want Money From Insurance Of Gunman's Mom

Reuters | Posted 05.14.2015 | Crime

By Richard Weizel MILFORD, Conn., March 13 (Reuters) - Nine families of victims of the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School ...

Through the Eyes of Love......

Janine Francolini | Posted 01.24.2015 | Impact
Janine Francolini

What a different world it could have been if we were able to heed the Pope's call to action before tragedies like Newtown and stop isolating and discriminating against those who have all types of brain differences.

There IS Something You Can Do to Prevent Gun Violence

David C. Bohnett | Posted 12.14.2014 | Politics
David C. Bohnett

The sad reality is that most gun deaths result from the 300 million guns primarily owned by decent, law-abiding people who assume they are bringing guns into their homes for self protection, and not anticipating a tragic accident.

The Origins -- And The Price -- Of My Accidental Manifesto For Children's Mental Health

Liza Long | Posted 11.04.2014 | Parents
Liza Long

For me, and for many other parents, this is what "normal" looks like. People said that I was brave for telling my story. I did not feel brave; I felt helpless.

The Isla Vista Shooting: One Flew Under the Cuckoo's Nest

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 07.30.2014 | Crime
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

I certainly don't want to go back to the days of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, but I wonder if our well-intentioned desires have swung the mental health pendulum too far. Would Elliot Rodger or Adam Lanza have revealed their violent intentions during an involuntary mental health hold?

Dreams Came True in 2013

Janine Francolini | Posted 03.02.2014 | Impact
Janine Francolini

The grace of the families of Newtown who recently met with Vice President Biden to advocate for better mental health treatments has taken our breath away as they pave the way toward unconditional love as a nation.

Newtown Tragedy: The Bell Not Tolled

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 02.19.2014 | Crime
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

On October 25, 2013, that demolition began, with one headline announcing, "No trace of Sandy Hook Elementary will be left." There is very little trace of Nancy Lanza left in coverage a year later.

PHOTOS: Inside The Home Of Adam Lanza, Sandy Hook Shooter

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 11.26.2013 | Crime

Windows covered with black trash bags, newspaper clippings of mass killings, and an open gun safe were among what authorities found in the home where ...

Morbid Items Found In Adam Lanza's Home Revealed

Posted 11.25.2013 | Crime

Photos of dead bodies. Suicide videos. Material advocating for pedophiles' rights. Images of Adam Lanza holding guns to his head. Authorities searc...

'The Woman Who Raised That Monster'

Suzy Hayman DeYoung | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Suzy Hayman DeYoung

Viewing the "monsters" in our midst not by what they do but rather by what they suffer, is less a challenge of empathy than it is of imagination. Empathy, particularly selective empathy is simple.

Christina Wilkie

Adam Lanza Wasn't An NRA Member, But Here's How It Could Have Looked Like He Was

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The National Rifle Association on Thursday addressed for the first time the question of whether Adam Lanza or his mother, Nancy Lanza, w...

Going Beyond Guns: More Questions About Newtown, CT, Massacre

Jane Ellen Stevens | Posted 03.11.2013 | Impact
Jane Ellen Stevens

To get at the turning points in the years-long chain of events that led a young, isolated, desperate man to kill his mother, 20 six- and seven-year-old children, six adults and then himself, we need to ask more questions.

Adam Lanza's Downward Spiral

The Wall Street Journal | Posted 12.22.2012 | Crime

After Christmas 2010, Adam Lanza had no contact with his older brother, Ryan, who had moved away for a job in New York City, according to records and ...

Smart Gun Technology Could Have Blocked Adam Lanza

David Shuster | Posted 02.18.2013 | Crime
David Shuster

The weapons Adam Lanza relied on were not his. They belonged to his mother, the only person entitled to use them. If smart technology had been in place, the weapons would have likely been useless.

Birther Queen Blames Obama For Sandy Hook Massacre

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

Birther queen Orly Taitz blames President Barack Obama for the Sandy Hook school massacre, saying the president is "trying to show that some person ca...

The Moral Question Of Gun Collecting

Morgan Guyton | Posted 02.17.2013 | Religion
Morgan Guyton

I wonder what would happen if the gun debate were reframed: Instead of asking whether people should have the right to own semiautomatic rifles with unlimited capacity ammo clips, my question as a pastor is whether it is morally compatible with Christian values to collect guns.

Newtown Shooter's Chicago-Area Aunt 'Worried' For Her Family

Posted 12.18.2012 | Chicago

Marsha Lanza is trying to ensure people know she and her family share a surname and nothing else with the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooter, Adam L...

David Lohr

Police 'Indefinitely' Seize Sandy Hook Crime Scenes

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.17.2012 | Crime

Connecticut State Police announced Monday they will be holding all crimes scenes connected to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting for the forese...

School Gunman Taught To Shoot By Mother: Report

Posted 12.16.2012 | Crime

Adam Lanza, the 20-year-old who murdered 7 adults and 20 young children in Newtown, Conn. before turning the gun on himself learned to shoot from his ...

Suspected School Shooter Had Personality Disorder, Report Says

David Lohr | Posted 12.15.2012 | Crime

Adam Lanza, the man the Associated Press has identified as the gunman in Friday's mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school, had a checkered pa...

Adam Lanza Identified As School Gunman

Posted 12.14.2012 | Crime

Adam Lanza has been identified as the suspected shooter in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn., the Associated Press reports. ...