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Mental Health and the 2nd Amendment
Mark A. Taff
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This was yet another in a series of shootings blamed on guns and not on the undeniable presence of both evil and mental illness in the world. No one advocates the mentally ill should be able to legally buy a gun, but the effort should be on reporting, flagging, and institutionalizing these unfortunates, not on disarming their potential victims as some are once again demanding.
There is a danger here in that the Obama administration has already tried to use mental health as a means, not to make us safer, but to deny us our gun rights under the Second Amendment.
|The government already has the laws and tools it needs to do something about mentally ill individuals. It doesn't want to spend the money it would take to address the problem.
Plus, they would rather these crazy persons continue to commit crime as it furthers their agenda against gun ownership.
Several of these shootings were predictable and had anyone connected the dots, something could have been done to prevent them.