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...we need a Mental Health system equipped to deal with these issues and it doesn't exist, AND nothing they are doing will create that.
So now what? The Germans are ragging on the US because of our guns? WTH, who do these people think they are. Yeah the Navy Yard shooting is bad. When crazy people do crazy stuff it usually is bad but people who aren't connected to the issues should just butt out.
What did the Germans get wrong about this?
Please remember German does not = Nazi. Germans are people like us so I am curious why they are so wrong.
Nazi's... ?? where did that come from. Here's what I mean:
Germany . keep . nose . out . none . of . your . business
This was an "editorial" not a news piece.
If you are mentally unstable, you shouldn't be allowed to get a gun.
Am I the only one that feels that this subject is pretty cut and dry?
If you are mentally unstable, you shouldn't be allowed to get a gun. If you can get a gun, keep it locked up, and take care of it properly so it doesn't go off when you are handling it (clean it periodically). If you let your kids, or adults without a gun license, get ahold of it, and crap happens, you go to jail. If you shoot people, you go to jail, or die. If you use it in defense, you go to trial, and if you rightly used it, you are ok. If not, you again...go to jail, or die.
Why is this so complicated?
How do you feel about the very simple concept of people having a thought and expressing it?
As an American, I would think you might support that.
But you have fun playing world police, telling everyone else what to do but their opinions mean nothing?
with a list of state laws that also come into play
Under 18 U.S.C. § 922(d), it is unlawful for any person to sell or otherwise dispose of any firearm or ammunition to any person knowing or having reasonable cause to believe that such person “has been adjudicated as a mental defective or has been committed to any mental institution.”
in hawaii and ny you need a doctors note.
Hawaii and New York are outliers. In Hawaii, a person diagnosed with a mental disorder may not own a gun without clearance from a doctor. After the Newtown, Conn., school shooting, lawmakers in New York passed a law that requires physicians, psychologists, nurses and clinical social workers to warn health officials about potentially dangerous patients, who then may be forced to surrender their guns without a court hearing. Mental-health professionals balked at the New York law, fearing it would tread on confidentiality and put the therapist and patient in an adversarial relationship. Some legal scholars, including NYU’s Mr. Jacobs, question its constitutionality. And states that move in New York’s direction can expect to face much more push-back. “It raises significant privacy issues,” Adam Winkler, a law professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, told Law Blog. “It’s always risky to punish people seeking treatment for mental health and other disorders.”
I don't really ever argue with any of that. To be honest, judging by him, I wish more Nigerians would move to America.
Opinion noted and Immediately disregarded, I can entertain a thought without excepting it.
The world, contrary to what they think, DO NOT WANT the US citizens unarmed, IF they get their wish Im willing to bet in 5 years the world would be facing WW3 with the US being the "bad guy" we are almost there.
Lets not push it.
you got The World Police from a US that feared the response of its citizen.
Imagine what you face with a US Government that feared no reprisal from with in.
The problem with the “It’s just another mad guy” rap is that in the US, it’s just happening too many times.
Something is wrong in this country and it has to do with violence, mental illness, AND GUNS!
The over concentration on kid and adult games, the wars we fight continually, the macho man syndrome, and overall sex and violence in the media also is a contributing factor.
The guns also play a major part whether you guys like to hear it or not.
Though guns are not the only issue.
The problem like any problem has to be solved on many levels