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May Have Prevented
Virginia Tech Shooting
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Biden: Mental Health Check
May Have Prevented
Virginia Tech Shooting

ABC News, by Matthew Larotonda

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Posted By:Maryland_Patriot, 1/25/2013 9:27:20 PM

Vice President Biden says a mental health check on gun sales may have averted the 2007 mass shooting on Virginia Tech‘s campus. Biden’s comments came after a roundtable discussion in Richmond today that included experts involved with the gun control commission convened after the university tragedy. The vice president reported the panel had reached “pretty broad consensus” over what criteria they proposed should deny a sale, including “mental capacity.” “One of the problems that was pointed out here was that there was an adjudication of the young man that committed the crime at Virginia Tech,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: sparky joe, 1/25/2013 9:40:43 PM     (No. 9139779)

From the Headline, I ´m sure that the Vast Majority of you, as I, thought that our esteemed Vice President was finally going to get the help he needed

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Reply 2 - Posted by: starbaby, 1/25/2013 9:46:53 PM     (No. 9139788)

Also may have prevented Vice-President Joe Biden.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: BirdsNest, 1/25/2013 10:19:13 PM     (No. 9139810)

I´m with #3.
Not too late, let´s request he have one now.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: TWConservative, 1/25/2013 10:43:37 PM     (No. 9139824)

At least mental health checks would prevent all liberals from owning a weapon.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: LanieLou, 1/25/2013 10:49:08 PM     (No. 9139826)

"Biden also said convicted felons and those found guilty of domestic abuse should be denied the ability to own firearms."

Would someone inform Biden that felons aren´t allowed guns now but the laws have no real penalty? Adding huge penalties for gun crimes would be effective.

Unfortunately, the left will take advantage of the Mental Illness Loophole. For instance, Big Sis wants to deem any returning military with combat experience as mentally incapable of having a gun license.... Holder may say Christians are unstable & not eligible for gun licenses.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: oh-heck, 1/25/2013 11:21:48 PM     (No. 9139841)

According to the internet he made a statement to a fellow student that he was considering suicide. He was evaluated and released. Would someone explain to the Vice President the percentage of students that have expressed suicidal thoughts. You wouldn´t deny him a drivers license on that basis, yet more people commit suicide with an automobile.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: PChristopher, 1/26/2013 7:08:59 AM     (No. 9140088)

I assume he´s going to push for a ´mental health check´ and ´psychiatric counseling´ before a gun purchase, which would then prohibit your making the purchase...."Oh, you´ve had psychiatric counseling? Sorry, bud; can´t sell it to you." These subversive termites need to be fumigated.

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