The Editorial Board from The New York Times revisits the tragic Sandy Hook massacre and its relation to mental illness. After Connecticut’s Office of the Child Advocate thoroughly examined the shooter’s, Mr. Lanza’s, medical and academic history, they determined the following: Mr. Lanza would have exhibited less deterioration if his family provided for professional help once he was diagnosed with mental illnesses. Moreover, despite the warnings by licensed professionals, Mr. Lanza had been acquainted and given access to firearms by his family. The Connecticut report concludes that the access of guns should be better regulated federally, especially when mentally ill patients are involved. To read this article in its entirety, click here.