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Guns Don't Kill People, the Mentally Ill Do

Trublu Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 3:56 PM
Falling for liberal semantics does not make one rational, only gullible. Liberals want the blame to fall on mental illness because it justifies regulating guns to prevent them from falling into the hands of the mentally ill. But once one rationally recognizes that there is true evil in the world, one understands that no amount of regulation can prevent or control it and therefore make little sense to inhibit the freedom of law abiding citizens. Man has been trying to prevent bad men from doing bad things since the beginning of time. Calling bad men mentally ill does not presuppose a sloution for an age old problem.

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...