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  •  Which would help if they're called, etc. (6+ / 0-)

    And we have those, they are people who work at mental health care institutions. If the police wanted they could call people to do just that. More people with guns is not the answer.

    •  Why wouldn't they call? Why aren't you advocating (1+ / 0-)
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      for them to call? If they are there, why aren't they being called? Why would a MIST team have only guns as tools? I think the HAZMAT team has more than guns.

      Why is there so much resistance to having a MIST team on call form the various mental institutions? Why aren't you all screaming that they weren't called?

      I don't think this connection has been made and you are so dug in to being 'right' on the internet, it will take you sometime to process this idea.

      Only gun owners can control their guns and they say oopsie way too much. I lost it, I forgot it, it just went off. Support Gun Kill Speed Limits and Gun Ownership Speed Limits.

      by 88kathy on Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 09:33:40 AM PDT

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      •  I don't have any control over the police (6+ / 0-)

        If I did then there wouldn't be an issue here. My point is that the resource you're talking about already exists, if the police were interested in using it they could. I'm not able to make them do that. I can scream all I want, it won't change anything. God knows I've screamed enough.

        •  I might have missed it but I think I am the only (1+ / 0-)
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          one talking about it. You haven't posted any links to it. It is like mist.

          Only gun owners can control their guns and they say oopsie way too much. I lost it, I forgot it, it just went off. Support Gun Kill Speed Limits and Gun Ownership Speed Limits.

          by 88kathy on Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 09:42:33 AM PDT

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        •  Get it I missed the mist. (1+ / 0-)
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          Only gun owners can control their guns and they say oopsie way too much. I lost it, I forgot it, it just went off. Support Gun Kill Speed Limits and Gun Ownership Speed Limits.

          by 88kathy on Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 09:42:57 AM PDT

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      •  The police are capable of calling the ambulance, (1+ / 0-)
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        with trained people to recognize various diseases. From diabetic near comas resulting in death, to many forms of brain disease, paramedics and EMT's are the option.

        The individual juristictions are perfectly capable of preparing the police, fire, and medical teams to work together. If the police would THINK, take one second to call for medical help.

        Help Senator Warren. Encourage people to co-sponsor her bills, & the bills she has cosponsored. Elect Ed Markey.

        by CuriousBoston on Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 08:24:20 PM PDT

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