You last statement is a false dichotomy. It isn't just one or the other. We could be adults and realize that bad things happen when we let people be free (incidentally, bad things happen when we lock some of them up too, proving your solution isn't going to fix anything). You sound just like a squishy lib who wants to prevent every form of harm or violence known to man. You can't.
I know where Trooper is coming from, but his solution is no better in terms of protecting an individual's rights than all of the firearm restrictions that come out of these things.
[QUOTE=Trooper;4659930]Greg Garrison's program this morning ****snip****QUOTE]
You lost me at Greg Garrison. He doesn't have discussions so much as rants.
Do we have a gun problem or a mental health problem?
Both. I have to sign for a case of wine, but they'll leave 500 rnds of ammo on my porch. Period. End of discussion!
" IYAM WHAT IYAM"
But all in all - that's at the discretion of the sender and not necessarily the content of the delivery.
also - if "we" leave things to the courts/physicians - how long until we're ALL in the "unfit" category?
Kind of like wanting to kill off all the poor people to help alleviate our national debt issues. How long until we're all considered "poor"?
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What do you mean by "we?"
Never stop burning tin.
I agree we need to be careful as totalitarian governments in the past have used the mental health system to punish and imprison its enemies. I would say though that if you have ever been around someone that is in a psychotic episode you would not want that person having access to firearms.