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Adam Lanza's Mother Nurtured His Gun Violence
Poor Parenting Often Leads to Gun Violence
More information about Adam Lanza was recently released and the information shows that his mother nurtured his gun violence and was indirectly responsible for the deaths at Sandy Hook Elementary.
President Obama and many people are tackling the issue of gun violence and universal background checks may be useful. However, there is one factor that no one is addressing in the gun debate: poor parenting.
New details that emerged about Adam Lanza showed that he had a gun safe and his mother gave him a check to buy a gun. They also found more than 1,600 rounds of ammunition in the Lanza home.
I think gun laws need to be balanced. People should have a right to have guns, but people should also have a right to feel safe. The reason why people find it unreasonable that people want to exercise theri right to have a gun is because there are people like Adam Lanza who despite having autism and personality disorders have guns.
The Sandy Hook Elementary shooting was tragic, but the recent shooting death of a Georgia infant is even more heartbreaking. The common factor in the Sandy Hook and Gerogia murders is that both although the victims were young, the violent crimes were committed by teens. Teens are using guns to commit violence and I think that poor parenting is the result!