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Ok I am gonna state the obvious here, but many vets have PTSD which will be a gun ownership disqualifier if they have received inpatient treatment and the same is true of many people who are on Social Security disability.
An elderly veteran in Priest River, Idaho, found himself in the middle of a heated gun debate taking place in his front yard. John Arnold, 70, a three year Navy vet suffered from a stroke in September of 2014. As a result of later doctor's visits through the Department of Veterans Affairs, it was determined that Arnold was considered not competent enough to handle his affairs.
When that happens to a veteran, the affairs are turned over to either a family member or the Department of Veteran Affairs will assume responsibility.
originally posted by: stormbringer1701
Sadly; there are 49 to 51 percent of americans that think this sort of government douchery is a good idea.
originally posted by: Grimpachi
a reply to: marg6043
Do you actually feel that people that have been deemed incompetent to even handle their own affairs and do not have anyone that can take over responsibility for them should be armed?
originally posted by: JaxonRoberts
a reply to: watchitburn
What crap advice. Vets should use the VA as much as possible. Just an FYI, the VA is pretty much run by vets. The problem comes from the fact that the VA can't fart without Congressional approval. I'm gonna guess from your post that you are neither a vet, nor have ever met someone who works for the VA.