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A new group is examining everything from mental health issues to gun control. What caused Adam Lanza to kill 20 children and 6 women at Sandy Hook Elementary could remain a mystery. Lanza's mental health may not be something investigators can reveal.
"It may not be something we will be able to provide given privileges that are available on mental health histories," says Danbury States Attorney Steven Sedensky.
Lanza's medical records could be kept private because of certain confidentiality laws.
"That was a singular event with a singular individual," says Sandy Hook Advisory Commission's Scott Jackson. "I would hope that our recommendations would be a little more broad than that."
The investigation into Sandy Hook could take several more months. As for the Commission, their recommendations are expected in March. At the same time, a bipartisan committee of lawmakers is expected to come up with their own ideas and legislation. Their deadline is next month.
"At some point they are going to put a bill together," says Rep. Joe Markley (R-Bipartisan Task Force). "I think it's important to come back before the public and the experts and give them a chance to comment on what we have crafted."
Those who support gun control feel people are looking for change.
"We have reached the tipping point," says Connecticut Against Gun Violence's Ron Pinciaro. "We have to do something and we have to do something big."
Former Colorado Governor Bill Ritter urged the panel to understand the nation is watching, and wants to better understand how and why these events continue to occur.
Friday, January 25 2013, 10:30 PM CST
Bonnaroo and then what? More events could follow
May 20, 2013 12:33 GMT
MANCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) -- The former farm where the Bonnaroo music festival is held may play host to other events as well.
The partnership that puts on the annual music and arts festival in Manchester has steadily upgraded the site, adding a dozen water wells and permanent electrical power.
Festival partner Rick Farman told The Tennessean (http://tnne.ws/14nuEF5 ) his group is in active discussion with a lot of groups. The Great American Mud Run will be held at the site on July 27 and is expected to draw more than 5,000 participants.
Coffee County Mayor David Pennington said he's curious to see where such a plan could go, saying it could have a huge impact.
This year's Bonnaroo will be held June 13-16. Paul McCartney heads a long list if acts.
Information from: The Tennessean, http://www.tennessean.com
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