Mental Health

Keep guns away from homes of mentally ill

Keep guns away from homes of mentally ill

I cannot imagine the grief suffered by families who lost children to school shooters. Michele Gay’s heartbreaking story about the Sandy Hook horror and the recent one in Florida have one thing in common, yet no one dares mention it. Namely, guns in the home of a troubled individual (“‘It takes you right back’: Maryland native, mother of Sandy Hook victim reflects on Florida school shooting,” Feb. 19).

Two school shooters, Adam Lanza and now Nikolas Cruz, are perfect examples of “letting sleeping dogs lie,” until they become monsters. In fact, The Sun Sentinel, a sister...

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