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Originally posted by nixie_nox
If you declaw a cat, they can no longer scratch you, but they will start biting instead.
If you take away guns, the nut job will start making home made bombs.
This problem doesn't have to do with gun control. This problem has to do with the mental health system.
If you have a mental illness and need treatment, good luck finding any, unless you are rich.
One of the worst things the Regean Admin did was de institutionalization. So now mental illness has no place to go, except jail and crime.
People also need to start stigmatizing it, start educating themselves on it, and educate others.
People need to not only have ready access to care, but they also need to feel safe doing it, without society ostracizing and stigmatizing them for it.
Originally posted by Sandcastler
Let me guess. This will actually turn out to be a lone gunman. Mid-twenties. Just recently dropped out of college. No prior record. Parents say they didn't suspect anything. Friends say he was a bit unusual, but a nice guy. Did I get all that right?
Originally posted by CosmicCitizen
reply to post by Soulreaper54
Dont forget it is people who "hate their species" who commit despicable acts like this.