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  • Fort Hood gunman (Ivan Lopez) vented on Facebook about Sandy Hook shooter, Iraq

    04/07/2014 4:02:04 PM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 20 replies
    CNN ^ | updated 7:53 PM EDT, Sat April 5, 2014 | By Ray Sanchez, CNN
    <p>Spc. Ivan Lopez vented about a range of subjects on Facebook before his shooting rampage at Fort Hood in Texas, including his outrage at Adam Lanza's mass school shooting in Connecticut.</p> <p>He wrote of experiencing overpowering fear after an insurgent attack in Iraq and the hatred that consumed him after getting "robbed."</p>
  • Newtown residents want gunman's house torn down

    04/02/2014 11:30:47 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 92 replies
    Assoc. Press ^ | 04/02/2014 | By DAVE COLLINS
    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Some Newtown residents are calling for the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter's home to be torn down and replaced with a park or nature preserve, according to a new community survey. The Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation received more than 1,600 responses to the survey it released Monday on town residents' unmet needs in the wake of the December 2012 shootings. The foundation has been deciding how to distribute more than $11 million in donations made in response to the shootings, which left 20 first-graders and six educators dead. While most of the survey responses said money...
  • Parents touched by Sandy Hook shooting honor daughter, raise awareness

    04/02/2014 9:13:22 AM PDT · by Welchie25 · 10 replies
    Catholic Review ^ | 4/2/14 | Elizabeth Lowe
    Josephine “Joey” Gay was one of 20 children and six adults killed in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. on Dec. 14, 2012. “You have two choices,” said Bob Gay, Joey’s father and a 1978 graduate of Calvert Hall College High School in Towson. “You can choose love or you can go another way. Knowing my daughter, choosing love was the only way.” The 7-year-old will be honored at the second annual Joey’s Purple Ball June 14 at Calvert Hall. The event benefits the pending non-profit Safe and Sound, comprised of Sandy Hook parents and community...
  • Diving to Prove Indians Lived on the Continental Shelf

    07/30/2003 4:51:48 PM PDT · by sarcasm · 65 replies · 1,119+ views
    The New York Times ^ | July 29, 2003 | ROBERT HANLEY
    ORT HANCOCK, N.J., July 23 — For most underwater archaeologists, the big dream these days is finding a shipwreck full of gold and antique treasures. But for Daria E. Merwin, the goal has a bit less glitter: discovering a 10,000-year-old heap of shells and some ancient arrowheads, spear points and cutting tools in the waters off New Jersey.Ms. Merwin, a 33-year-old doctoral student in anthropology, says such artifacts would help prove her thesis that prehistoric Indians lived 6,000 to 10,000 years ago on the exposed continental shelf before it was inundated by water from melting glaciers.For the next three weeks,...
  • Sandy Hook: Whole City Got FREE Houses!

    03/17/2014 11:47:45 AM PDT · by Nachum · 31 replies
    YouTube ^ | 3/16/14 | LogicBeforeAuthority
    Video at link. Almost all the mortgages bought out the same day: 12/25/2009.
  • Newtown gunman's dad opens up in magazine article

    03/10/2014 11:27:20 AM PDT · by smokingfrog · 41 replies
    SeattlePI ^ | 3-10-14 | Andrew Solomon
    NEW YORK (AP) — In his most extensive comments about the 2012 Connecticut school massacre, the father of gunman Adam Lanza describes his struggle to comprehend what his son did — an act that "couldn't get any more evil" — and how he now wishes that his son had never been born. Peter Lanza also told The New Yorker magazine in a series of interviews last fall that he believes Adam would have killed him, too, if he had the chance. And he often contemplates what he could have done differently in his relationship with Adam, although he believes the...
  • Is Connecticut preparing for gun confiscation?

    02/28/2014 10:36:47 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies
    The US Finance Post ^ | February 28, 2014 | Jack Minor
    Reports that the state of Connecticut is preparing to send out letters to gun owners with unregistered firearms has caused some to speculate the state may be preparing to engage in house to house gun confiscation. The Capitalism Institute claims to have a copy of a letter officials in Connecticut are preparing to send out to residents in the state who have not yet registered their firearms with the state. In the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, the state passed a draconian gun control law which required all owners of what it deems “assault weapons” to register them...
  • Nancy Lanza's assets worth a total of $64,000 - not nearly enough to satisfy the families ...

    02/21/2014 5:47:37 AM PST · by Uncle Chip · 66 replies
    The Daily Mail Online ^ | February 21, 2014 | Daily Mail Reporter
    of her son Adam's 26 victims who hope to sue her estateThe estate of the mother of Newtown school shooter Adam Lanza is worth roughly $64,000, according to a Connecticut attorney who inventoried her finances, which is a devastating blow for victims of the massacre who are seeking damages over the shooting that left 27 people dead and a small town in shock. Nancy Lanza, the mother of the disturbed shooter who bought him multiple firearms and taught him to shoot when he was just a small child, had five bank accounts worth a total of $60,000, according to an...
  • School Safety Expert Threatened for Questioning Sandy Hook

    02/16/2014 12:15:34 AM PST · by Arthur McGowan · 164 replies
    American Free Press ^ | 140213 | Wolfgang Halbig
    Wolfgang Halbig does not believe anyone was killed at Sandy Hook. He lists one anomaly after another. No helicopters. No wounded. No lawsuits by parents. Names of "dead" kept secret. FBI report classified.
  • Judge upholds Connecticut gun control law passed after Newtown shootings

    01/31/2014 1:05:27 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    Reuters ^ | January 30, 2014 | Ellen Wulfhorst
    <p>A federal judge on Thursday upheld Connecticut's tough gun control law that was passed in the wake of the deadly 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.</p> <p>The stringent law is constitutional, said the ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Alfred Covello, denying a legal challenge by a group of gun owners.</p>
  • FBI officers went to Adam Lanza's home in 2004 to ask him about how he hacked through two layers ...

    01/21/2014 5:01:47 AM PST · by Uncle Chip · 43 replies
    The Daily Mail Online ^ | January 21, 2014 | Daily Mail Reporter
    of government security but his mom told them 'he's a computer whiz who's just testing himself'New reports have revealed that the FBI had suspicions about Adam Lanza eight years before he committed the second-deadliest mass shooting in American history. The FBI reportedly went to the Newtown, Connecticut home that he shared with his mother Nancy in 2004 and asked about his computer activity but left before even sitting down with the then-12-year-old. Newsweek reports that FBI agents went to the family's Yogananda Street home because they had tracked Adam online after he hacked through two layers of government security. Nancy...
  • Chilling Call from Adam Lanza to Radio Show Year Before Sandy Hook

    01/16/2014 11:27:04 AM PST · by Nachum · 28 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1/16/14 | AWR Hawkins
    The perpetrator of the heinous crime that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary on December 14, 2012, called an Oregon radio show on December 11, 2011 and talked about about mass murder. The show was Anarchy Radio, and Lanza called it using the pseudonym "Greg." In audio provided by the NY Daily News, Lanza can be heard talking about Travis, the chimpanzee who attacked and ripped Charla Nash's face off in 2009.
  • The Truth About Sandy Hook: Connecticut report dismisses most of the gun control narrative

    01/15/2014 7:55:16 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 01/15/2014 | Mike McDaniel
    Posted By Mike McDaniel On January 15, 2014 @ 12:00 am In Crime,Education,US News | 5 Comments After Newtown, President Obama and gun control advocates were shocked to discover — yet again — that sweeping anti-gun legislation would fail miserably. The nation rejected their pointing to guns as the explanation for the massacre. Obama has since been reduced to speechifying and exploiting the parents of Sandy Hook victims; his political arm — Organizing for Action — has barely made a ripple in the political pond.The people of Newtown have asked the rest of the world to be kind, and to...
  • Rifle Registration: Upward Of 30,000 Gun Owners And Counting (CT)

    01/01/2014 6:15:11 AM PST · by Biggirl · 46 replies
    Hartford Courant ^ | January 1, 2014 | Dan Haar
    As the deadline for gun-owners arrived Tuesday, upward of 30,000 Connecticut residents declared that they own at least one assault weapon and registrations were still arriving in the mail. The big question looking forward, which we’ll never be able to answer, is this: How many owners of military-style rifles didn’t register their weapons, thereby becoming criminals as of Wednesday? And what will state officials do about it?
  • Adam Lanza's Computer Contained Files on Mass Shootings, Pedophilia Advocacy

    12/30/2013 9:27:38 PM PST · by Nachum · 96 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/30/13 | AWR Hawkins
    Among the thousands of documents Connecticut police released December 27 related to the heinous crime at Sandy Hook Elementary, the contents and files of Adam Lanza's computer include files on mass shootings, mass murders, pedophiles' rights, and a man/boy love story. According to police reports contained within the documents, Lanza's laptop computer contained "hundreds of bookmarks," a number of which were for "mass murder killing spree" and "mass murders." His desktop had a "document written showing the prerequisites for mass murder spreadsheet." Lanza's desktop also had a "document written advocating pedophiles' rights" and a "screenplay or script describing a relationship...
  • Psychiatrist who treated Adam Lanza surrendered license and is now living in New Zealand.

    12/30/2013 7:44:56 AM PST · by fso301 · 80 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/30/2013 | Staff Writers
    The recently concluded investigation into Newtown killer Adam Lanza revealed that a psychiatrist who treated him as a teen has since surrendered his license. Dr. Paul Fox once held licenses to practice in Connecticut and New York but in 2012 he gave them both up in the face of charges he may have crossed a line in his relationship with a patient. Investigators reached Fox in New Zealand, where he now lives, in a telephone interview told detectives all he remembered about the cold-blooded killer.According to the Danbury News Times, Fox was cited for 'negligence on more than one occasion'...
  • Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting Reports (Released).

    12/27/2013 6:09:53 PM PST · by carriage_hill · 57 replies
    CSP ^ | 12/27/2013 | CT Dept Emergency Services & Public Protection
    The reports below document the many stages of the investigation of the December 14, 2012 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Administratively, the investigation consists of three separate case numbers. CFS 1200704559 is the primary investigation, CFS 1200704597 is the processing of the scene at Sandy Hook Elementary School, and CFS 1200705354 is the investigation of the homicide at 36 Yogananda St. in Newtown. As laid out in the Table of Contents, each investigation includes numerous written reports, with each case number available for separate download. Additionally, each investigation also includes various forms of multimedia including photographs, video recordings and/or...
  • CONNECTICUT GUN OWNERS WAIT IN LINE TO DO SOMETHING MANY GUN OWNERS HOPE THEY NEVER HAVE TO

    12/27/2013 8:56:16 AM PST · by papertyger · 309 replies
    The Blaze ^ | December 26, 2013
    Connecticut residents waited in long lines on Thursday to register their firearms and high-capacity magazines before the state’s new gun laws go into effect on Jan. 1, 2014. WFSB-TV reports that a “long-line of people” stood outside the Public Safety Building in Middletown, Conn., all day to register semi-automatic rifles and high-capacity magazines. Several residents were upset with the “unconstitutional” requirement, while at least one person didn’t appear to mind. “I understand why they’re doing it, but I don’t think it’s constitutional,” resident Scott Boccio told WFSB-TV as he was registering his guns. Charles Gillette, who was registering magazines, told...
  • DOJ announces $1.5M for Sandy Hook relief

    12/27/2013 10:00:18 AM PST · by rktman · 19 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/17/2013 | unknown
    The Justice Department on Tuesday announced more than $1.5 million in initial reimbursement funding for agencies and organizations that aided victims and first responders following last year’s mass shooting in Newtown, Conn.
  • What we've learned from Sandy Hook

    12/27/2013 9:45:59 AM PST · by re_tail20 · 25 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 23, 2013 | Robert Bernat, M.D.
    On Friday afternoon as news outlets were reporting on the next day’s one-year anniversary of the horror that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the latest chapter in school violence was unfolding at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colorado. There Karl Pierson had entered his high school looking for a particular teacher and willing to shoot anyone in his way. Eighty seconds after he entered the building, two students were injured, one fatally, and the gunmen dead by a self-inflicted gunshot. While this incident fails to compare to the carnage that took place in Newtown, Connecticut one year earlier,...
  • Sandy Hook Elementary Now Levelled

    12/25/2013 9:45:14 AM PST · by Nachum · 63 replies
    Memoryholeblog.com ^ | December 24, 2013 | staff
    The photograph below, likely taken in mid-December, shows the remains of the Sandy Hook Elementary School crime scene, where all evidence has now been destroyed. The demolition of the 57 year old structure commenced in October, shortly after a $50 million appropriation made by Connecticut Governor Dannell Malloy to rebuild the school and a $2.5 million payout by President Obama’s Department of Justice to local and regional law enforcement agencies participating in the December 14, 2012 event. http://i0.wp.com/vigilantcitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/BN-AJ905_nyhook_G_20131113171915.jpgFor additional information and research please consult the Sandy Hook School Massacre Timeline and the Sandy Hook Massacre Compendium of Research and Analysis.
  • Presidential Sing-Along: Signing Not Required

    12/16/2013 7:03:56 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 3 replies
    m ^ | 12-16-2013 | MOTUS
    Big Guy didn’t have to take a selfie with his “lady-friend” for this memorial: Big White official photographer, Pete Souza, was on hand to capture us looking appropriately somber and concerned as we lit 20 candles to remember the first anniversary of U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry’s murder with one of the guns smuggled in the Fast and Furious phony scandal the Sandy Hook shootings. Then, switching gears - because we’re leaving for Hawaii this week! – we donned our gay apparel and went to the annual "Christmas in Washington" Sing-Along yesterday. Some of the ladies wore their festive “Sister...
  • Mother of Sandy Hook Victim: Background Checks Wouldn't Have Prevented Tragedy

    12/04/2013 7:59:30 AM PST · by rktman · 24 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 12/3/2013 | Tony Lee
    Nicole Hockley, whose child was tragically murdered at Sandy Hook last year, said that background checks would not have prevented shooter Adam Lanza from getting the guns he used to carry out the atrocities. She also stated that the 911 tapes from that day should not be released.
  • Lupica: Newtown mom says school massacre haunts community every day

    12/14/2013 9:26:28 AM PST · by Biggirl · 22 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | December 14, 2013 | Mike Lupica
    She is a Newtown mom, one who lives three miles from where it happened on the morning of Dec. 14, 2012, a mom whose daughter once attended Sandy Hook Elementary. She does not want her name in the paper, because she says that even though she lives where she lives, it did not happen to her the way it happened to the families of the victims, especially the children of Sandy Hook Elementary.
  • The Washington Post Trolls for Anti-Gun Stories on Sandy Hook Anniversary:

    12/14/2013 4:49:19 AM PST · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 14, 2013 | Michael Schaus
    Not feeling as if they have adequately displayed their anti-gun bias, the Washington Post is trolling the nation for stories of “gun violence” to feature on its pages. In an episode of leftist crowdsourcing, the liberally inclined WaPo is asking its readers “What’s your gun number?” Mine is .45… Although I am also partial to the 7.62x39. Of course, the Post isn’t asking about caliber preferences. Instead they are asking, on the anniversary of Sandy Hook, for its readers to share personal stories of “gun violence”. (And I don’t get the impression that self-defense stories will make the cut.) According...
  • Hitlerites

    12/13/2013 6:33:20 AM PST · by Marine Sentinel · 5 replies
    The Marine Sentinel ^ | 12/13/2013 | Marine Sentinel
    The illegal gun-control psychosis continues, itself sliding into nothingness. The left’s perverted obsession by using the tragedies of the Washington Navy yard and Newtown, Connecticut’s coming anniversary is sickening to say the least. The search for gun-control is at its pinnacle, and the only thing keeping these maniacs from full blown confiscation is the 2nd Amendment and hundreds of millions of fully armed freedom loving Americans. I say this with conviction, groups like—“Moms Demand Action” led by Shannon Watts do not see or they just may not care, that it is government and its evil corrupt occupants from all levels—federal,...
  • Inside the Power of the N.R.A.

    12/12/2013 1:32:15 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    The New York Times Magazine ^ | December 12, 2013 | Robert Draper
    To get to Joe Manchin’s private office in the Hart Senate Office Building, you first pass through a lobby where you encounter a small bronze statue of an Old West lawman holding a firearm — an award given to Manchin several years ago by a chapter of the National Rifle Association for his unswerving defense of gun rights. Then you turn down a hallway, past several framed photographs of children who were victims of the massacre a year ago at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. The combination of the bronze rifleman in the lobby and the young faces...
  • The Lessons of Newtown

    12/11/2013 5:03:05 AM PST · by Biggirl · 18 replies
    The Jewish Daily Forward ^ | December 11, 2013 | Forward Forum
    In the dry, neutral language used in these types of missives, the just-released official report on the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School sidesteps any determination of causality or assignment of blame. Even though the shooter, Adam Lanza, had “significant mental health issues that affected his ability to live a normal life,” and even though he had “familiarity with and access to firearms and ammunition and an obsession with mass murders,” the report says that there was no evidence that he intended to commit such a crime himself. Official reports may not draw conclusions, but we can.
  • Newtown to media: Stay away on anniversary

    12/09/2013 3:50:31 PM PST · by EveningStar · 16 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | December 9, 2013 | Dylan Stableford
    At a news conference Monday, Newtown First Selectman Patricia Llodra had a message for the national and international media looking to cover the one-year anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School: Stay away. "Please respect our need to be alone," Llodra said. "To be quiet and to have that personal time to continue on our journey of grief in the way that serves us." It appears many media outlets are doing just that. Virtually all major U.S. cable and network news organizations — which flooded the town of 27,000 in the days and weeks following the tragedy —...
  • How Adam Lanza Wrecked Obama's Second Term: Don't blame the catastrophic health care rollout

    12/09/2013 1:21:59 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies
    National Journal ^ | December 9, 2013 | Alex Seitz-Wald
    There are plenty of reasons this is the lowest point of Barack Obama's presidency. He hasn't fulfilled a major legislative campaign promise, his signature second-term immigration initiative is paralyzed, and the administration may never entirely recover from the unforced errors surrounding the Affordable Care Act's rollout. But don't blame these problems alone for Obama's record-low 40 percent approval rating. In truth, his agenda went off the rails on a crisp December morning last year, when Adam Lanza strolled into Sandy Hook Elementary and killed 20 children and six adults. Obama hasn't gotten back on track since. The Connecticut massacre set...
  • A year after Newtown, searching for answers in the nation’s schools

    12/09/2013 10:36:51 AM PST · by Biggirl · 9 replies
    The Center For Public Intergrity ^ | December 9, 2013 | Nicholas Kusnetz
    It wasn’t quite cold enough to need a vest on a mid-November Texas morning, but Matt Dossey was wearing one anyway. Made of heavy-weight beige canvas, the vest just might have been concealing a pistol. There was no way to tell. Perhaps that was the point.
  • Common Core’s Anti-Gun Lessons on Sandy Hook

    12/08/2013 8:04:34 AM PST · by marktwain · 21 replies
    frontpagemag.com ^ | 6 December, 2013 | Mary Grabar
    The pundits may have thought that Barack Obama’s efforts to exploit the Sandy Hook School tragedy on December 14, 2012, where a mentally ill young man killed 20 elementary school students and 6 teachers, had been tabled for lack of support. Now we learn that Obama’s Organizing for Action super pac is exploiting the one-year anniversary with fake memorials in order to resume the push for gun control. Along with the efforts to reach adults are those to reach children in schools. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, a major funder of Obama’s education initiative called Common Core (recently admitted...
  • Sandy Hook Benefit Concert Canceled Due to Low Ticket Sales

    12/06/2013 7:59:31 AM PST · by rktman · 37 replies
    dnainfo.com ^ | 12/4/2013 | Kyla Gardner
    "It is with great sadness that we have to cancel the Chicago Musicians Care Performance & Benefit event ... due to low ticket sales," read a Facebook post from organizer Chicago Musicians Care, which was created in response to the shooting.
  • Initial Police Response In Sandy Hook Shooting Scrutinized

    12/06/2013 5:09:25 AM PST · by Uncle Chip · 26 replies
    The Courant ^ | November 22, 2013 | Dave Altimari
    Officers stopped well short of school, approached by foot State police investigating the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting have focused some of their efforts on the police response, interviewing local officers to iron out inconsistencies in their versions of events .... "We know that our response will be heavily scrutinized as it should be and I am confident that our officers acted aggressively and appropriately in response to a chaotic scene,'' police union President Scott Ruszczyk said. "I think it's pretty tough to second-guess the guys who were there responding to a chaotic scene." Among the aspects of the response...
  • Sandy Hook killer's mother taught him to shoot aged four, 'lied to buy him guns'

    12/05/2013 9:39:54 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 33 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | December 3, 2013 | Daniel Bates
    Nancy Lanza took her killer son Adam shooting from the age of just four, may have lied on federal paperwork to buy him guns and went on long holidays alone without the boy she branded a 'lost cause', a new book reveals today. It lays out the strongest case yet against the mother of the Sandy Hook shooter - just days after parents of the victims said her 'bad parenting' was partly to blame. Nancy knew as far back as 2000 that there was ‘something very wrong’ with the boy and effectively abandoned her disturbed son last year while she...
  • Police chiefs report: Newtown police responded rapidly to Sandy Hook shootings

    12/05/2013 6:12:52 PM PST · by raybbr · 24 replies
    NewHavenRegister.com ^ | 12/05/2013 | Mary E. O’Leary
    Newtown police responded rapidly to last December’s Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings and followed department procedures upon arrival, according to a report released Thursday by the Connecticut Police Chiefs Association. At the request of the Newtown Police Department, the chiefs association analyzed the police response and issued a nine-page report Thursday, a day after police released recordings of 911 calls from the morning of the shootings. The chiefs report said the first Newtown officers were on the scene less than three minutes after the initial 911 call, which came from a woman inside the building. The report said officers followed...
  • No WFSB crews will be in Newtown Dec. 14

    12/05/2013 6:33:44 PM PST · by matt04 · 3 replies
    As we approach the somber anniversary of the mass shooting inside Sandy Hook Elementary School, Channel 3 Eyewitness News has made the decision to stay out of Newtown that day out of respect for the community. Newtown First Selectman Pat Llodra made a plea on Face the State with Dennis House on Sunday for the media to stay away from Newtown on Dec. 14, the one-year anniversary of the shooting at Sandy Hook. "We truly need this time as a community to reflect, to be personal, to be with each other to continue that journey, that grief journey without the...
  • Newtown releases 911 calls showing anguish and tension inside Sandy Hook

    12/05/2013 9:05:53 AM PST · by Uncle Chip · 83 replies
    Deseret News ^ | December 4, 2013 | Michael Melia Associated Press
    Recordings of 911 calls from last year's Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting were released Wednesday, and they not only paint a picture of anguish and tension inside the building, they also show Newtown dispatchers mobilizing help, reassuring callers and urging them to take cover..... The calls were made public under a court order after a lengthy effort by The Associated Press. Prosecutors had argued that releasing the recordings would only cause more anguish for the victims' families.... One of the first callers to Newtown police was a woman who said in a trembling, out-of-breath voice: "I think there's somebody shooting...
  • Newtown to release 911 calls from school shooting

    12/04/2013 10:25:01 AM PST · by Uncle Chip · 54 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | December 4, 2013 | Michael Melia AP
    <p>HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Recordings of several 911 calls made from inside Sandy Hook Elementary during last year's school shooting are being released under court order Wednesday after a legal fight by The Associated Press.</p> <p>The AP has been asking for an opportunity to review the tapes, which will now be released Wednesday to the news cooperative in addition to other media organizations.</p>
  • Adam Lanza’s Civil Rights and Ours

    11/30/2013 8:37:31 AM PST · by neverdem · 17 replies
    National Review Online ^ | November 26, 2012 | E. Fuller Torrey
    The report released by Connecticut yesterday on Adam Lanza’s massacre of 20 schoolchildren and six adults in Newtown makes clear how well we protected his civil rights. The report details his “mental health issues,” which in reality were strong evidence that he had developed a severe mental illness. He had been afflicted with an autism-like syndrome since childhood and had been formally diagnosed with Asperger’s disorder. This diagnosis by itself is not associated with an increased propensity for violent behavior. However, in recent years, Lanza had developed symptoms of a more severe mental illness, which occurs in approximately 5 percent...
  • The Lessons of the Sandy Hook Report

    11/28/2013 10:38:32 AM PST · by marktwain · 8 replies
    Buckeye Firearms Association ^ | 27 November, 2013 | John Benner
    Editor's Note: Tactical Defense Institute's John Benner rarely weighs in on issues, leaving that function to others. When John addresses an issue it is noteworthy and well worth the read. This article was originally posted on the TDI Facebook page. Republished with permission. by John Benner The official report from the Connecticut States Attorney's office on the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has been released. This horrific event has had a tremendous impact in many ways. My belief is the impact was so strong, not based on numbers killed, but the age of the 20 very young children murdered. The...
  • Relatives of Sandy Hook shooter's victims point finger of blame at mom Nancy Lanza

    11/28/2013 6:34:14 AM PST · by Uncle Chip · 46 replies
    The Daily Mail Online ^ | November 28, 2013 | RACHEL QUIGLEY, HELEN POW and DAVID MCCORMACK
    Relatives of three victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre have spoken out following the release this week of the long-awaited report into the shooting....
  • Judge orders release of Newtown 911 calls

    11/27/2013 6:27:08 AM PST · by Uncle Chip · 11 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | November 26, 2013 | Dylan Stableford
    A day after a Connecticut state's attorney released a final report on the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, a judge ruled the 911 tapes from the shootings be released .... Superior Court Judge Eliot Prescott ordered the release of recordings of the phone calls that Newtown, Conn., police received from the school on Dec. 14, 2012 .... The 911 tapes are to be released on or before Dec. 4 at 2 p.m., Prescott said.... The Associated Press had requested the 911 tapes be released under the Freedom of Information Act so the public can judge the police response to the...
  • Sandy Hook Report: Adam Lanza Broke Laws to Acquire Guns, Broke More Laws Using Them

    11/26/2013 8:28:25 AM PST · by Q-ManRN · 26 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | November 25, 2013 | AWR Hawkins
    A report released Monday by Connecticut's Attorney for the District of Danbury says all the guns and ammunition involved in the heinous crime at Sandy Hook Elementary were legally purchased by Nancy Lanza and then stolen by her son, Adam. All of the guns were lawfully purchased by Lanza's mother, as was all the ammunition. Lanza then bypassed all gun control by stealing the firearms before using them to carry out his heinous crimes. Because the guns were stolen, Senator Joe Manchin's (D-WV) failed gun control bill would have done nothing to prevent the crime at Sandy Hook Elementary.
  • Can't Hide Sandy Hook Calls Any Longer

    11/26/2013 6:06:03 AM PST · by Uncle Chip · 57 replies
    The Hartford Courant ^ | November 22, 2013 | Editor
    <p>It is futile to hide evidence the public has an interest in. The many leaks in the state investigation of the Sandy Hook school massacre are proving that.</p> <p>Nearly a year later, the investigation is, unaccountably, still under wraps. Yet details dribble out — for example, of 911 calls from that awful day.</p>
  • Sandy Hook killer took motive to his grave

    11/25/2013 6:49:09 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 36 replies
    CNN ^ | 11-25-13 | Matt Smith
    In the years leading up to the December 2012 massacre at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School, Adam Lanza went from a merely shy pre-teen to a mentally ill recluse obsessed with school shootings. But during that long descent, Lanza never gave anyone any indication that he would one day turn a gun on his mother and then storm his onetime grade school with a semiautomatic rifle, killing 20 first-graders and six adults, investigators reported Monday. And so Connecticut authorities closed the book on the second-deadliest shooting in U.S. history with the motive still a mystery. Lanza shot himself at the...
  • Report Released On Sandy Hook Shooting Investigation

    11/25/2013 12:31:13 PM PST · by Uncle Chip · 69 replies
    CBS News ^ | November 23, 2013 | CBS News
    (CBSNewYork/AP) – Investigators have released a long-awaited report on the Newtown school shooting ... The 44-page report offers a detailed look at the shooting rampage that rocked the Connecticut town.... The prosecutor who led the investigation into the Newtown school shooting says it did not determine a motive for the attack. State’s Attorney Stephen Sedensky III says there is also no clear indication why he chose Sandy Hook Elementary School as the target for his rampage other than the fact that it was close to his home. “The purpose of the investigation was to determine what crimes had been committed...
  • Report due on Sandy Hook shooting investigation

    11/25/2013 8:06:54 AM PST · by rktman · 49 replies
    CNSNews ^ | 11/25/2013 | MICHAEL MELIA,
    Investigators are planning to release a long-awaited report on the Newtown school shooting, nearly a year after the massacre of 20 children and six women inside Sandy Hook Elementary School.
  • BREAKING: First Responder to Sandy Hook Slaughter Parked 1/4 Mile from School and Waited for Backup

    11/22/2013 3:31:10 PM PST · by marktwain · 89 replies
    TTAG ^ | 22 November, 2013 | Robert Farago
    Ahead of the release of part of the official police report on the Sandy Hook Elementary School spree killing, courant.com reports that the police responding to the school did so in a less-than-timely manner. “Among the aspects of the response under scrutiny was a decision by the first responding Newtown officer to park nearly a quarter mile away at the top of the driveway to the school and wait for other officers to arrive, sources familiar with the investigation said. Those officers moved to the school on foot along the tree line . . . Dispatch records indicate the first 911...
  • Think of where we were 12 months ago, comrades… [Satire from The Peoples Cube]

    11/19/2013 2:19:31 PM PST · by StaffiT
    The Peoples Cube ^ | 11/15/2013 | Comrade Šterpin
    Well Comrades, it’s been quite a year hasn’t it? Just think of it, last year about this time we had just defeated those ‘rethuggikkans’ clinging to guns, bibles and outdated ideas on liberty and freedom. Our glorious Dear Liar, the most excellent maximum leader, barrack Hussein Obama the second had just won the election. Well okay, he had to cheat and lie his way to winning, but everything’s fair when working for the common good. Those ‘rethuggikkans’ tea party types were working against the interests of the government so it was only right that the government work against them. And...