I wish this were a surprise…

I wish that I could say that this article from Newsweek was a surprise.  I wish that I could say that I’m shocked, but after all my years in counseling, working with at-risk youth, and in property management, all I can do is shake my head.

How many times is this story going to repeat?  The Newtown, Connecticut shooter’s mother had supplied her mentally ill son with access to weapons after repeated issues.  The Florida shooter still had access to firearms after repeated infractions.  This guy’s own father gives him back an AR-15 after he was picked up at The White House for mental issues and weapons violations.

I’m not worried about more laws.  I want to know when we are going to start enforcing the ones that we already have in place.  Also, when are we going to drastically overhaul mental healthcare in America?  What we have is clearly not working.

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