Senators: Focusing on Mental Health Laws Easier than Dealing with Gun Control

3
81

National Journal reports that some Republican and Conservative senators alike recognize a need for gun control legislation in the wake of more mass shootings. However, these senators admit that the politics of gun control are too conflict-ridden and polarized to wade into any time soon. Consequently, reports the Journal, “It appears that focusing on mental health is still the most likely way to push a change through in Congress. But more gun laws seem to be impossible.”

This Is Why Bringing a Gun-Control Debate Back to Congress Could Be Impossible (National Journal, June 24, 2015)

3 COMMENTS

  1. Because it is easy and popular to attack people with psychiatric labels than it is to actually do anything constructive. We are becoming the Jews of the twenty-first century. Just as in Germany in the 1930’s, everyone knows now that the source of all social problems is the mental cases.

    Report comment

LEAVE A REPLY