Chertoff: Spotting Unstable Minds Key To Preventing Mass ShootingsSubmitted by emalvini on Mon, 07/23/2012 - 14:23
Chertoff: Spotting Unstable Minds Key To Preventing Mass Shootings
Monday, 23 Jul 2012 06:53 AM
By Patrick Hobin
Former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said that tragedies like the “Batman” movie massacre are more about detecting signs in people than about the weaponry they use, Politico reported.
Chertoff, appearing on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” said debate around shootings like the one in Aurora, Colorado, which killed 12 people, should not be confined to gun control.
"If you look at what we've heard about the apartment and the sophistication of the devices that were disarmed or disabled there, and you realize that even the kind of ingredients that you can find in your own kitchen can be used to make bombs," Chertoff said, according to Politico. "So the problem here is with the people and not with the tools.”
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