Ann Coulter: “To Prevent Mass Murders, Lock Up Crazy People”

Ann Coulter: “To Prevent Mass Murders, Lock Up Crazy People”

For an antecedent of Ms Coulter's prescription for reducing gun violence, see "Nazi Persecution of the Mentally and Physically Disabled." -- AC

Ann Coulter Verbatim -- Highlights:

Obama has been draping himself in families of the children murdered in Newtown. ...

The victims of gun violence are the left’s latest “human shields” — a term coined by me in Godless: The Church of Liberalism — for their idiotic ideas. At least it’s not the godawful Jersey Girls this time. ...

Republicans are pushing policies that will reduce gun violence; Democrats are pushing policies that will increase gun violence. ...

For most of the 20th century, from 1900 to 1970, there was an average of four mass public shootings per decade. Throughout the ’70s, as the loony bins were being emptied, the average number of mass shootings suddenly shot up to 13. In the 3.3 decades since 1980, after all the mental institutions had been turned into condos [by Ronald Reagan], mass shootings skyrocketed to 36 on average per decade. ...

Mental illness was blindingly clear in the case of Seung-Hui Cho, who committed mass murder at Virginia Tech. Jared Loughner showed signs of schizophrenia for at least five years before he shot up a Tucson shopping mall. James Holmes was being treated for mental illness long before his massacre at the Aurora movie theater. It was clear to Adam Lanza’s mother — nearly the only person who had contact with him — that he was mentally disturbed and had violent fantasies. (Three-quarters of matricides are committed by the mentally ill.) ...

Full story:

http://dailycaller.com/2013/04/10/to-prevent-mass-murders-lock-up-crazy-people/