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Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting
Where were Adam Lanza's mother and father?

To the editor: With regard to your article on Newtown, Conn., shooter Adam Lanza and the "years of failure to treat" him before the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, the responsibility for that failure lies directly with his mother and her turning a "blind eye" to the degree of his illness. Unfortunately, as Lanza had not, according to the article, engaged in any activity where the state could forcefully intervene, there was very little the schools and medical facilities could do. ("New report on Newtown shooter: Parental denial, breakdowns, missed opportunities," Nov. 21) Sadly, Nancy Lanza paid for her mistake with her life. I wonder if...

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