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With delusions, the situation is even more problematic. Here too the sufferer has trouble determining reality, but unless this condition is associated with schizophrenia there is no psychotic episode to bring the person to the attention of professionals. Therefore some experts recommend that colleges mandate yearly mental health checkups for students and provide anonymous hotlines for students to report classmates who are behaving oddly. 34 tended buyer has been legally diagnosed as mentally ill.

Typically, a 10-round magazine is sufficient. ”65 Others argue that the size of the magazine does not matter because it is so easy to exchange one magazine for another. ”66 Lee also argues that an assault weapons ban will fail to reduce violent crime, because the federal ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines that passed in 1994 but expired in 2004 failed to do so. As proof, he points to the fact that fourteen mass shootings still occurred during the years of that ban, including one at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, in 1999.

In another first-grade classroom, students were hiding under desks or in a closet when Lanza walked in and started shooting the children under desks. When some of them bolted for the door, he shot at them, too. Most did not survive, and when the teacher tried to put herself between Lanza and some of his targets, he shot and killed her as well. However, at one point his gun either jammed or needed to be reloaded, and in these moments a few children managed to escape. The children in the closet were spared as well, apparently because Lanza did not realize they were there.

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