A mass shooting has claimed the lives of at least 28 people including 20 young children after a lone gunman opened fire at a primary school in rural Connecticut.
All the children killed in their classrooms at Sandy Hook
Elementary School in the small community of Newtown were all between the
ages of 5 and 10.
Others among the dead were teachers and the killer, who turned his gun on himself at the scene after his rampage.
gunman was later identified by local police as 20-year-old Adam Lanza,
who is believed to have first murdered his father at home and then
driven to the school where he shot dead his mother, teacher Nancy Lanza,
and many of her students.
We have iPads and iGuns ... modern civilization is, too often, morally and intellectually indefensible.