Originally Posted by Vis
That's a valid discussion. Some think it can help but nothing will ever stop it. If we want a free society we can't weed out crazy people. I wonder at those who suggest he should have been taken off the streets before this happened. How? Should everyone have weekly mental health evaluations? It's impossible.
No, freedom or safety is always a balancing act and needs to be discussed soberly the way nothing is right now between the parties.
We can't let whack jobs be the reason they take away freedoms either. Banning guns is not going to solve anything. How many thousands of people were killed in Nigeria where guns are banned. They were all hacked to death by machetes.
The only people that rules and regs affect are the people that actually follow the law.
We should be more like Switzerland in that regards. Certainly don't hear about any gun battles going on there.