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  •  we need to ask why (4+ / 0-)

    we have so many citizens that feel so angry and desperate and hopeless that they're willing to kill members of their own families and communities and themselves.

    "Today is who you are" - my wife

    by I Lurked For Years on Fri Dec 14, 2012 at 12:46:20 PM PST

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    •  And while it isn't true of all homicides, it (1+ / 0-)
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      appears that an overwhelming number of these mass shootings are perpetrated by young males...many of whom appear to have had identified psychological issues.

      The gun is certainly the instrument, but the cause?  Mental health processes and programs in this country do not appear to be adequate.

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      by Boris49 on Fri Dec 14, 2012 at 01:03:49 PM PST

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