Nancy Lanza — her son Adam’s first victim — has seemingly been erased from the list of those we grieve.
The claims, in Connecticut Superior Court in Bridgeport, argue that the families deserve payment because their loved ones
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Windows covered with black trash bags, newspaper clippings of mass killings, and an open gun safe were among what authorities
The report didn't give a conclusive motive for the attack, but did note that "the shooter had a preoccupation with mass shootings