NRA: Get ‘Homicidal Maniacs’ Off Streets


nra-ceo-wayne-lapierreGreater efforts are needed to identify and lock up mentally ill people who are dangerous, a top National Rifle Association official responding to the recent Washington Navy Yard shootings said Sunday.

The nation’s mental health system is “in complete breakdown,” resulting in not enough of the mentally ill being committed to psychiatric hospitals, National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre told NBC’s “Meet the Press.”

“If we leave these homicidal maniacs on the street … they’re going to kill,” he said. “They need to be committed is what they need to be. If they are committed, they’re not at the Naval Yard.”

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  1. Yeah, sure. He’s talking through his hat. With all the cuts to health services, who is going to pay for treatment and/or hospitalization? The NRA supports the Tea Party, which is against Medicaid and other publicly funded health services. Locking people up costs money. Treating people costs money. Where is the money going to come from?

  2. Masterful society the NRA. Its the only place in America where you can cut your own soul out of human society and still play the harp.