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Trump suggests internet and mental health reform in response to shootings

Trump suggests internet and mental health reform in response to shootings

President Trump condemns those responsible for the deadly shootings that took place over the weekend, resulting in the deaths of 29 people in Texas and Ohio. He proposed pursuing the death penalty for those responsible, as well as mental health reform and tighter monitoring of the effects of video game violence on young people.

TheWeakMinded 1 year

Hilarious as fuck. 'You want something? So do I. Let's make a deal' What I expect from the dems, 'reeeeeeee' and conservatives... I'll be honest... dunno, probably piss n moan about betrayal

IIZard 1 year

Background checks will only ever correlate with forecast criminal activity. They're meant to keep proven criminals from accessing firearms. Background checks will never stop "new criminals." And no, the solution is never to violate the fundamental right of self defence every human being has.

nosteppyonsnekky 1 year

We already have background checks in place. Fucking Christ

Deadman 0_0
Deadman 0_0 1 year

Awww shit. I thought we were done with the whole video game violence thing.

Weaponeer (Low Speed)
Weaponeer (Low Speed) 1 year

What is background checks going to do?! Neither one of these guys had a criminal history or they wouldn’t have passed a 4473. They are looking in the wrong place most of these shooters were isolated by society in high school. They are incels now and their speech has been censored in media. Hence, them putting these manifestos on 8chan. The solution is for people to start carrying wherever they go. These guys are picking soft targets where they know people will be defenseless. Hell, even the El Paso guy said it in the manifesto. Citizens need to get guns and a carry permit and training.

Rene Prado
Rene Prado 1 year

I'm not giving up my rights because of the sins of another.

Zak Thompson
Zak Thompson 1 year

Mental health reform, yes. Our mental health care system in this country is a joke. Fixing our mental health care system would also reduce "gun deaths" because over two thirds of them are suicides. However video game violence has not been shown to have any significant correlation with real world violence. It's mostly anti-vaxx soccer moms who think this, and it distracts from the real problem.

Seekster 1 year

I want to see exactly what sort of controls we are talking about before I can agree or disagree.

Lowlife 1 year

Wanna stop shootings? Stop releasing the name and face of the shooter.

Nicholas Noel
Nicholas Noel 1 year

I blame the media for mass shootings. Ban assault media.

Leon Jones (LiLFunnyMan)
Leon Jones (LiLFunnyMan) 1 year

Just gonna drop this here for you all.

The Civic Nationalist
The Civic Nationalist 1 year

Did any of the shooters have any criminal background? Not that I'm aware of. Stupid premise.

Wholly 1 year

Mental Health and disenfranchisement are the real problems. And using these events to do anything but address those problems only reinforces the problems.

Joseph Cribari
Joseph Cribari 1 year

mental health 😆

Pat 1 year

sounds good except for the 'video games cause violence' thing

DarkWarrior633 1 year

Video game violence on young people. C'mon my guy

Azrily 1 year

I think the U.S does have a healthcare issue. I don't see gun control helping in a big way. Sure, it can lower the amount of military like weapons in the hands of civilians, but if someone wants to shoot up a school or a public place, they'll do a few things. 1. Go in with a hand gun and try to kill as many people as they can. Sure the body count with drop because handguns aren't the best for that situation, but it's still a tragedy. 2. They'll buy a Assault rifle off the black market, changing in the situation at all. 3. Turn to even drastic measures.

redhandsbluefaces 1 year

Many gamers, including myself, want Trump 2020. This is not a good idea Mr. President.

Got Truth
Got Truth 1 year

Is this what civil war is going to look like in the US?

Caped 1 year

I mean at least it’s not getting rid of any guns so that’s good

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