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Guns Don't Kill People, the Mentally Ill Do

The Spear Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 8:31 AM
mentally ill? I don't even need to read the article. Let's just call it like it is, and the word that comes to mind is "evil". These people are evil.
everyonesfacts4usall Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 9:17 AM
Huh? Are you calling all mentally ill people evil?
Or are you just specifying the shooters?
Because the article is using the past to say what we should do now and in the future.
Most interesting is Coulter's subtext of an expansion of mental health care. Seems like her and Ted Kennedy would agree on that one.

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...