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Ending Gun Violence Requires Commitment, Not All of it Voluntary

annfan_777 Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 9:43 PM
Steve of CA Wrote: 7 hours ago (2:18 PM) ".........I know from observation that mentally ill people can live outside hospitals in supervised environments where they have to take their medication but can also live relatively normal lives." ------------------- You mean when you look in the mirror - that kind of "observation"?
goldilocks Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 9:15 AM
ann, you prove my premise!
Steve of CA Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 8:08 AM
annfan -- someone close to me suffers from schizophrenia. Maybe you could refrain from your insults occasionally.
shubi_ Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 8:33 AM
The notion insanity can be controlled by drugs alone is nuts. It is not an insult to express common sense observations. Most of you lefties are totally outside reality and thus insane.
Steve of CA Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 5:16 PM
Medication is part of the treatment. And yes, she was insulting me. Mental illness is a horrible disease. I know this from observation of my brother.
Patricia733 Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 6:56 AM
I think the key word is "relatively" For whatever reason stop the meds or just go off on something..boom right?

I have no problem with anyone being a part of civil society as long as those who may pose a danger, behind them is SOMEONE taking responsibility for and do notify anyone who may be in danger of it and in a timely manner to AVOID a Newtown.

When no-one is taking the reigns no-one will be held responsible. Sorta like fast n furious, and Libya.

We need responsible adults in charge not screaming idiots pointing fingers ELSEwhere

The good news is: Obama and the Senate Democrats have no intention of passing more idiotic gun legislation in response to the Newtown massacre. The bad news is that they also have no intention of passing any legislation about the mentally ill, which would actually do something to reduce these mass shootings.

Instead, the Democrats will jawbone about "assault weapons" and other meaningless gun laws for the sole purpose of scaring soccer moms into hating the National Rifle Association. Expect to hear a lot about Republicans preferring "the gun lobby" to "children." (Which is evidently not at all like...