Conn. Lawmakers Propose Measure To Strengthen Penalty For Gun TraffickingBackground checks are required for those who buy guns, but the senators have proposed harsher restrictions on so-called straw purchases, which skirt the rules.
Criminologist: Mass Shooters Typically Aim To Top Previous Death Tolls To 'Become Infamous'Criminologist Jack Levin at Northeastern University said Adam Lanza's isolation and a possible rivalry with other mass killers are characteristics that the Sandy Hook gunman shares with other shooters.

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