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Newtown school shooter’s father: It was crystal clear something was wrong

The young shooter whose 2012 rampage killed 20 US school children and six adults was tormented by a catalogue of emotional problems, including an obsession with killing, his father said in an interview published Monday. Adam Lanza, the shooter in the Newtown, Connecticut school massacre, used a rifle from his…

Newtown killer Adam Lanza offers clues about mass shooting in recorded call to radio show

Mass shooter Adam Lanza offered what is likely to be the closest thing to an explanation for his actions when he called a radio program a year before he gunned down 26 people, including 20 children, at a Connecticut elementary school. The New York Daily News reported that it had…

Atrocities such as the Boston bombing are hard to tackle, but gun crime isn’t

The greatest threat to US citizens is not one-off terror attacks, but the menace that comes with mass gun-ownership Nobody knows why he did it. But that hasn’t stopped them speculating. In retrospect, from the testimony of those who knew him, there were signs. But nobody could have predicted anything…

Washington GOP to auction AR-15 at fundraising event

The Washington State Republican Party plans to auction an AR-15 rifle at its annual fundraising dinner this weekend. The popular semi-automatic weapon was used by Adam Lanza to kill 20 young children and six adults at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut last year. Despite the high profile mass shooting,…

America under the gun

“The right to buy weapons is the right to be free.” – The Weapon Shops of Isher, by A.E. van Vogt Well, it happened. Or, rather, “it” didn’t happen. Senator Dianne Feinstein, despite her hopes, has failed to get her assault weapons ban of 157 different models of assault weapons…

NRA literature discovered in Newtown shooter’s home

Update (below): NRA insists Lanza was not a member Literature distributed by the National Rifle Association (NRA) was discovered inside the home of Newtown shooter Adam Lanza, police revealed Thursday in unsealed search warrant affidavits. One of the books removed from Lanza’s home is a spiral-bound volume titled, “NRA Guide…

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