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Guns Don't Kill People, the Mentally Ill Do

Raymond121 Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 10:02 AM
The Newtown school board has hired armed guards to make the surviving students feel safe. Every school board in America should be forced to make a choice in publc between hiring armed guards and telling parents that their children's lives are not worth defending.

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...