Connecticut Shooter Had NH Ties

Parents of alleged killer have roots in Kingston.

The man who police say shot and Friday has ties to New Hampshire.

According to The Eagle-Tribune, the family of Adam Lanza has roots in Haverhill and Southern New Hampshire. The newspaper is reporting Lanza's parents were married in Kingston in 1981, according to town records, and that Lanza's parents lived in Kingston after their marriage before moving to Connecticut. Lanza was also reportedly born in Kingston and lived there with his family until 1998.

The Union Leader is also reporting that Lanza's mother, Nancy Lanza, was the sister of Kingston Police Officer James Champion. CBS Boston says that local police and the FBI were at Champion's East Kingston home on Friday night.

Local, state and federal officials, along with an FBI crisis team, have been on the scene of the shocking incident in the southwestern Connecticut town since just after 9 a.m. Friday morning, after a gunman opened fire inside an elementary school.

Mark December 16, 2012 at 08:55 PM
Ray - the second amendment was written before the National Guard existed as a national body. The National Guard was established as a federally funded body in 1910 and exists as a subset of the militia as defined by Title 10 section 311 of the United States Code: (a) The militia of the United States consists of all able-bodied males at least 17 years of age and, except as provided in section 313 of title 32, under 45 years of age who are, or who have made a declaration of intention to become, citizens of the United States and of female citizens of the United States who are members of the National Guard. (b) The classes of the militia are— (1) the organized militia, which consists of the National Guard and the Naval Militia; and (2) the unorganized militia, which consists of the members of the militia who are not members of the National Guard or the Naval Militia. In other words under US law the National Guard is a subset of the Militia, but this is irrelevant as I detailed earlier that the Supreme Court ruled membership of the Militia is not required to exercise the individual right to keep and bear arms.
Mark December 16, 2012 at 08:58 PM
In addition 26 children died last year getting on and off their School Bus and 800+ were killed while being driven to or from school.
Dennis Karoleski December 19, 2012 at 05:07 AM
In this emotion charged climate so soon after the school murders when so many are clamoring for the same firearm laws that have already been shown to be useless may discover some insight by viewing these three net sites: http://ssristories.com/index.php , http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iDivHkQ2GSg and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UhO0Pul_FcE&feature=youtu.be
Steve From NH December 19, 2012 at 12:14 PM
So why does any of that mean that we should allow easy access to these weapons? If we follow your argument all the way to the end, everybody dies of something, so let's just make murder legal?
Patriot December 19, 2012 at 02:21 PM
Mark they can't even get seat belts on a school bus. My children have asked why don't we have seat belts?


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