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Guns Don't Kill People, the Mentally Ill Do

LAPhil Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 8:34 AM
Now that would also be going too far. Everyone has rights in this country, not just those who own guns.
beowulfe Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 9:10 AM
And yet those who lawfully own guns are often registered....even though they have a lower crime rate than the psychotic...or even COPS!

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...