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Ending Gun Violence Requires Commitment, Not All of it Voluntary

Harry343 Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 2:42 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." Some can, so all can? You miss the point. Sometimes, mentally ill people need institutionalization to ensure that they receive proper care. No one would advocate that everyone with some aspect of mental illness needed to be hospitalized. Be rational.
Steve of CA Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 3:53 PM
"Isn't that what started increasing the mass killings? After the ACLU got the Courts to start allowing the Insane to decide if they're too insane to run free?"

No to your first question, The killer at Sandy Hook was living with his mother, not in a supervised environment. And I doubt your assertion in the second question is true. Please substantiate.
Truckman Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 3:30 PM
BTW-your room at the Asylum is ready.
Truckman Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 3:29 PM
Isn't that what started increasing the mass killings? After the ACLU got the Courts to start allowing the Insane to decide if they're too insane to run free?

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...