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Preventing Monsters

Include mental health, culture in gun debate

December 31, 2012

The debate over guns that erupted in the wake of the Dec. 14 shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School, in Newtown, Conn....

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denver

Dec-31-12 6:21 AM

That,s what I've been saying all along, the debate has to Include how we deal with mental health.

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mythravere

Dec-31-12 6:39 AM

News flash! This has been a sick world since well before our time. Violence is simply part of what humans are.

Name a time in human history in which there was total peace. You cant!

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denver

Dec-31-12 5:06 PM

"BOLO52" what would you suggest we do to prevent this from happening again?

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Phoenix

Jan-01-13 3:19 PM

If someone manages to be admitted on a Psychiatric, they just release them in 72 hrs. What a Joke! "Deal with the," indeed! Check out the cost of in patient rehab! Even if you have insuance, the cost is out of reach for most parents.

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Suttle

Jan-02-13 9:29 PM

With general public having unrestrained access to military type weapons, we have created a situation where criminals, the mentally ill and others have guns that are more powerful than our police officers. Even if teachers are armed with hand guns their efforts will be futile in light of assult rifles (or similar type of guns) and body armor. Guns and young children is a deadly mix. Many innocent ones will be at risk. The idea of arming teachers and other school employees is insane.

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