Republicans Who Tout Mental Health As Response To Gun Violence, Opposed Landmark Mental Health Law

From ThinkProgress Thu Jan 17 2013, 14:00:57

As Republicans rushed to oppose President Obama's gun violence prevention proposals on Wednesday, several lawmakers released statements echoing the National Rifle Association's suggestion that "fixing our broken mental health system" is actually the best way to prevent future gun crimes. But when Congress considered a landmark mental health access bill in 2008, many of the [...]

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