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dkf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 12:22 PM
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11. True.
But don't you think that should at least trigger something to prevent buying a gun?
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  -Mental Illness Failures helped in Giffords shooting SargeUNN  Jan-09-11 11:46 AM   #0 
  - No proof he sought such services.  Barack_America   Jan-09-11 11:50 AM   #1 
  - no you missed the point  SargeUNN   Jan-09-11 11:58 AM   #6 
     - You might be able to help me with a link...  HereSince1628   Jan-09-11 12:21 PM   #10 
  - Do those arguments also apply to someone like Charles Manson? n/t  jody   Jan-09-11 11:51 AM   #2 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-09-11 12:09 PM   #9 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-09-11 12:25 PM   #13 
     - Most people who are mentally ill are not dangerous.  JDPriestly   Jan-09-11 12:27 PM   #14 
        - Well said. n/t  jody   Jan-09-11 12:30 PM   #15 
        - Study on violence and mental illness from New Eng Journal of Medicine  HereSince1628   Jan-09-11 12:42 PM   #20 
        - Thanks. Alcohol is a huge factor in violent crime, especially murder.  JDPriestly   Jan-09-11 12:52 PM   #21 
        - Thanks. nt  jody   Jan-09-11 01:18 PM   #26 
        - My mom is schizophrenic, but has only ever been a danger to herself. That said,  kestrel91316   Jan-09-11 12:54 PM   #22 
        - BS.  Cetacea   Jan-09-11 04:54 PM   #28 
        - Very important point. Nicely done.  dkf   Jan-09-11 12:56 PM   #23 
  - my thought...  handmade34   Jan-09-11 11:53 AM   #3 
  - It's true that Reagan was bad for the People.  sharesunited   Jan-09-11 11:54 AM   #4 
  - Carrying a gun in public to feel safe IS a leading indication.  divvy   Jan-09-11 11:55 AM   #5 
  - Is that why 840,000+ law enforcement officers carry handguns? n/t  jody   Jan-09-11 12:32 PM   #17 
  - His college recognized it and instead of getting help, kicked him out.  dkf   Jan-09-11 12:03 PM   #7 
  - his parents live in gated community. implies could afford help. college made parents aware of the  seabeyond   Jan-09-11 12:07 PM   #8 
  - True.  dkf   Jan-09-11 12:22 PM   #11 
  - He is an adult. Many mentally ill people refuse help until  JDPriestly   Jan-09-11 12:32 PM   #19 
     - Or they *do* take them, "feel better," stop and recrash..  Posteritatis   Jan-09-11 01:03 PM   #24 
     - of course. with everything you say. was responding to it being the colleges job. nt  seabeyond   Jan-09-11 04:38 PM   #27 
  - His college had an obligation to the safety of every other student that attended  Maru Kitteh   Jan-09-11 12:25 PM   #12 
  - His college did a CYA protocol. They haven't admitted  HereSince1628   Jan-09-11 12:31 PM   #16 
  - Expel-on-diagnosis policies are depressingly common in college campuses these days. (nt)  Posteritatis   Jan-09-11 12:32 PM   #18 
  - Exactly what I've been thinking, too. He fell through all the cracks but WHY?  lynne   Jan-09-11 01:07 PM   #25 
  - County mental hospital is a joke.  Manifestor_of_Light   Jan-10-11 12:31 AM   #29 
  - Well, if someone is in the middle of a psychotic episode,  EFerrari   Jan-10-11 12:42 AM   #31 
  - k&r  Swamp Rat   Jan-10-11 12:34 AM   #30 

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