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HowardW56
07-26-2012, 8:57 PM
Colorado shooting a reminder that psychiatry, not gun laws, needs fixing

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By Dr. Keith Ablow (http://www.foxnews.com/archive/author/dr-keith-ablow/index.html)
Published July 25, 2012
FoxNews.com



The case of James Holmes, the man who killed 12 people in Aurora, Colo., and injured dozens more, has absolutely nothing to do with the availability of guns. Such individuals -- twisted or hobbled by disorders of the mind -- can always find ways to turn the demons that haunt them inside-out, projecting their terrors on the world around them.

If Holmes hadn't shot people with an assault rifle, he would have blown them up with makeshift bombs or sprayed gallons of acid into the faces of children or ignited an inferno in a hotel.

I lost a friend to murder several years ago. He was run down by a mentally ill doctor who accelerated to 60 mph, aimed straight for my buddy, who was jogging in a park at the time, and plowed his car into him, crushing his skull. He had no gun. The two men had never met.

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mmayer707
07-26-2012, 8:59 PM
Wow, am I agreeing with FOX news? Someone pinch me......

HowardW56
07-26-2012, 9:20 PM
Wow, am I agreeing with FOX news? Someone pinch me......


Odd, isn't it....