Mental Illness & Guns

Whether one opposes or supports laws that address mental illness and substance abuse as a means of combating gun violence.


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    Jared Guy Thomas

    U. S. Representative,
    West Lafayette, Indiana

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    "Federal laws prohibits the purchase and possession of firearms by people who fall within certain categories, such as convicted felons, domestic abusers, and people with specific kinds of mental health histories" to combat some gun violence. Yes to Laws that address mental illness & substance abuse related to gun violence.

    Tiniell Cato

    Mayor,
    Seattle, Washington

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    Any measure to address illegal weapons and gang-related violence in a measurable, enforceable way will be something I support. I feel trying to address mental health and addiction more effectively can help with violent crime, particularly domestic violence. I would strongly support organizations that are working hard to address the social and mental health issues associated with violent crime.

    Colleen Rosemary Fanning

    City-County Council,
    Indy, Indiana

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    Nigel James Sutton

    Delegate,
    Annapolis, Maryland

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    WHETHER ONE OPPOSES OR SUPPORTS LAWS THAT ADDRESS MENTAL ILLNESS AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE AS A MEANS OF COMBATING GUN VIOLENCE. With due process should a citizens right be restricted.

    Robert Winder

    State Representative,
    Boise, Idaho

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    Mental illness is the most important issue that receives the least amount of attention. We need to recognize that so much of what's wrong with today's society is caused by those who lack the education and resources necessary to obtain help.

    Adam H. Berry

    Committeeman,
    Carmel, Indiana

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