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Isla Vista Shooting
Parents deserve share of blame for killings [Letter]

Here we go again, blaming everyone but the family. Maybe family members called the sheriff's department "expressing concern about the young man's health," but it's not the job of the sheriff's job to act in loco parentis ("U.C. Santa Barbara begins 'day of mourning' for shooting victims," May 27). Why don't people pay attention today? This sick kid had a therapist, posted crazy stuff on YouTube (no doubt elsewhere) and clearly seethed with hatred. Didn't anyone, anywhere notice he was dangerous? Didn't a family member find out he had a gun? Nancy Lanza also closed her eyes, and the massacre at Sandy Hook took place. A...