Nancy Lanza: A Mother, a Gun Enthusiast and the First Victim

As the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting story continues to unfold, we learn tonight that Nancy Lanza, the mother of the shooter, Adam Lanza, was a gun enthusiast. Nancy Lanza loved guns, and often took her sons to one of the shooting ranges here in the suburbs northeast of New York City, where there is an active community of gun enthusiasts, her friends said. At a local bar, she sometimes talked about her gun collection. Why am I not surprised… Because in America we have glorified violence and made guns easier to obtain in some states than a driver’s license. Because gun enthusiasts are so absorbed with their top lobbying group that they fail to listen to reason or common sense. … Continue reading