"How many more copycats are waiting in the wings for their moment of fame — from a national media machine that rewards them with the wall-to-wall attention and sense of identity that they crave — while provoking others to try to make their mark?<quoted text>
That was the exact tactic the Soviet Union used to nutralize individuals that the communists thought may cause a problem for them. The central government declared them mentally deficient. After that, the rest of their lives was destroyed.
I wonder if the mother of the shooter in Newton attempting to have him declared mentally unstable being denied is related to this discussion....
The citizens of the state are of no business of the federal government. The federal government exists to ensure the indivudual rights in the Constitution are not denied by any state.
Today, we have the federal government trying to take the rights away from the citizens of the states.
Now, what's wrong with that picture?
A dozen more killers? A hundred? More? How can we possibly even guess how many, given our nation's refusal to create an active national database of the mentally ill?"
Advocating for a data base of the mental ill?
Yep Wayne LaPierre, NRA, Communist.