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Guns Don't Kill People, the Mentally Ill Do

Jay520 Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 12:01 PM
How about banning cars and trucks. They kill a lot more people than guns do.
everyonesfacts4usall Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 12:05 PM
They are working on enhanced safety features for every car. Google it. They are coming as they have for many years. Seems to me that weapons have been getting deadlier...
Resist, We Much!!! Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 12:07 PM
Homicide rate peaked in 1980. It is at its lowest since either the mid 1960s or 1909 depending upon which data you use.

For the record, in 2011, more people were murdered with hammers than rifles.

Seung-Hui Cho, who committed the Virginia Tech massacre in 2007, had been diagnosed with severe anxiety disorder as a child and placed under treatment.

But Virginia Tech was prohibited from being told about Cho's mental health problems because of federal privacy laws.

At college, Cho engaged in behavior even more bizarre than the average college student. He stalked three women and, at one point, went totally silent, refusing to speak even to his roommates. He was involuntarily committed to a mental institution for one night and then unaccountably unleashed on the public, whereupon he proceeded to engage in...