“It is unseemly for the Portland Press Herald to run an op-ed piece by Chris Cox, the National Rifle Association’s hatchet man for gun rights, seeking to pass the blame for recent and continuing tragic gun deaths on to the underfunded mental health programs of the state and nation (“Commentary: Exploiting tragedy to demand more gun control impedes real solutions,” Sept. 15).” That’s the opinion of one Bruce L. Rockwood [above], professor emeritus of legal studies at Bloomberg (PA) University. Sorry, Bloomsburg. Not Bloomberg. Same diff. Rockwood shares media mogul and anti-ballistic billionaire bully boy Michael Bllomberg’s opinion that pro-gun polemics should be prohibited. For the children! Like this . . .
From kids shooting their siblings with parents’ guns found in pocketbooks or lying around, disgruntled ex-employees shooting broadcasters on live television, to mass shootings in schools and movie theaters, it is the easy availability of weapons in our society, unlike every other democratic country, that is the cause of gun violence.
Addressing mental health service cutbacks is an important national goal, but I don’t see the NRA standing up for the Affordable Care Act or universal health care.
In fact, their primary reason for being …read more
Source:: Truth About Guns