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originally posted by: FelisOrion
These witnesses sound so fishy. I don't know if it is the numbness, or shock, but they all sound... insincere. The only sincere one was one of the police officers.
originally posted by: Jansy
a reply to: Murgatroid
Some years ago I didn't feel that my (fairly mild) anti-depressant was helping much. My doctor (who was a psychiatrist, but basically a pill-pusher) prescribed Effexor. I took two and I felt strongly if I continued to take them I'd end up with a semi-automatic going postal at some McDonalds. Scared me badly. So they were DUMPED immediately.
Went back to my mild A/D. I decided I would much rather feel mildly depressed than suicidal or psychotic.
But, unfortunately, many people don't recognize their feelings changing...and sometimes they just think that their health care professional knows what he/she is doing...so they don't question. These types of drugs can be an absolute life saver.....on the other hand, they need to be prescribed carefully and the patients monitored constantly.....but that doesn't always happen.
(And, for the record, I never bought that semi-automatic....)
originally posted by: olaru12
It's cultural, Americans love violence, look at our games/sports, turn on the TV and there is a simulated murder every 15sec.,
The following is a republishing of an important article written by Dan Roberts from AmmoLand.com. It reveals the real truth about mass shootings that bureaucrats and lawmakers are choosing to sweep under the rug: psychiatric drugs. If you want to know the real reason why mass shootings are taking place, this is the "inconvenient truth" the media won't cover.
(Ammoland.com) Nearly every mass shooting incident in the last twenty years, and multiple other instances of suicide and isolated shootings all share one thing in common, and it's not the weapons used.
The overwhelming evidence points to the signal largest common factor in all of these incidents is the fact that all of the perpetrators were either actively taking powerful psychotropic drugs or had been at some point in the immediate past before they committed their crimes.
Multiple credible scientific studies going back more than a decade, as well as internal documents from certain pharmaceutical companies that suppressed the information show that SSRI drugs ( Selective Serotonin Re-Uptake Inhibitors ) have well known, but unreported side effects, including but not limited to suicide and other violent behavior. One need only Google relevant key words or phrases to see for themselves. www.ssristories.com is one popular site that has documented over 4500 " Mainstream Media " reported cases from around the World of aberrant or violent behavior by those taking these powerful drugs.
.when a kid finds a gun and shoots someone, you will jump straight to blaming the gun owner.
originally posted by: Sremmos80
a reply to: IAMTAT
We are trying to apply rational thought to an irrational mind, we have no idea what made him go there or what would not have made him.
Lets stop acting like taking the 'gun free' label off would have changed anything.