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originally posted by: muzzleflash
a reply to: network dude
Oh and the attempts to tie in "mental health" with these shootings is a secret way in for the gun grabbers. It's like an unlocked window on the side of the house.
Once they can ban guns from the 'mentally ill', they can ban guns from everyone. It's easy to diagnose someone with creative vague language. The mental health diagnosis system isn't really based on science at all. It's based on how creative the doctor is and how good they are at painting a picture.
Anyone can be labeled and pigeonholed into some form of "mental illness". So therefore anyone with a gun can be tried in a court of mental health and found guilty of "not thinking the way we want" and so therefore their gun rights rescinded extra-judicially.
The United States' Congressional Research Service acknowledges that there is not a broadly accepted definition, and defines a "public mass shooting" as an event where someone selects four or more people indiscriminately, and kills them, echoing the FBI's definition of the term "mass murder".