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I have a conspiracy theory that these mass shooters are being recruited by some kind of terrorist network and then being triggered by operatives in this terrorist network to hit soft targets and demoralize society.
I don't know.
Is a suicide bomber insane?
For something they believed in?
They threw away their life and others.
Desperation? Perhaps. Some preach that these are desperate times. That there is an invasion afoot.
Sounds like they hate life and have reached a point of maximum despair.
originally posted by: Xcalibur254
a reply to: InTheLight
Even then, you still have to prove dangerousness in a court of law. Something that is notoriously hard to do.
Besides, at that point aren't you just taking Red Flag laws to 11? Instead of forfeiting your guns because your friends, families, and neighbors have said your dangerous you're now being committed and forfeiting all your civil rights.
How is that a reasonable solution?
And when it comes to shootings and people with a history of violence, family members are disproportionately at risk. Everytown found that between 2009 – 2016, 54% of mass shootings involved the murder of an intimate partner or family member. Recognizing that intimate partner violence is a red flag for future violent behavior, many legislators have stepped up in a major way to stop the sale of guns to former abusers.
“I’m getting dressed, and I’m listening to the news. And when they said the Air Force did not inform law enforcement that he had a domestic abuse connection?” she said. “My neck turned around like that woman in ‘The Exorcist.’ That was like me.”
To the rest of America, she wants people to listen and to see the connection.
“Every time we talk about in gun violence, it’s steeped in emotion by people who don’t want anyone to take their guns away,” she said. “It seems that mass shootings are a way of life in America today. So why don’t we put the gun emotions aside and address it from a domestic violence position?”