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Obama: "Make sure we are keeping the guns out of the hands of criminals… Those who are mentally ill.”

Obama: "Make sure we are keeping the guns out of the hands of criminals… Those who are mentally ill.”

By JOHN M. GROHOL, PSYD
Founder & Editor-in-Chief

As I was finishing up watching last night’s presidential debate, I was about to turn off the TV when the gun control question came up. An audience member asked what each candidate would do to stem the constant gun violence our country experiences.

America has a strange but rich history with guns, since our very country was founded on every citizen being well-armed (since there was nothing close to a national army at the time). I support the 2nd Amendment and any American’s right to “bear arms.”

So I was a little taken aback when Obama said last night, in answer to the question about gun control: “Enforce the laws we’ve already got. Make sure we are keeping the guns out of the hands of criminals… Those who are mentally ill.” Wha… what?!

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the thought crime aspect worries me more than

them banning certain guns. The fact is just about anyone can be diagnosed as going through some sort of mental illness and if they say no-one ever proscribed any drugs to treat depression, anxiety or whatever else can own a gun that's a lot of people. Any vet, any one who has experienced extreme highs or lows, any one who doesn't sleep well all the time, anyone anywhere on the autism spectrum and so on and so on.

What they'll probably do is make wanting a gun a psychosis.

Scary thougth, that would be anyone who didn't vote for him

as far as he's concerned

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RON PAUL 2012

and "grieving" is a mental illness.

Along with nearly every normal human emotion.
This gun grab has been in the making for a long, long time, and they have their ducks in a row now.

Love or fear? Chose again with every breath.

That would include lots of law enforcement people

Them's some of the craziest people I've ever met.