Post Tagged with: "mental illness"

This Insane GOP Congressman WANTS The Mentally Ill To Have Guns (TWEET)

This Insane GOP Congressman WANTS The Mentally Ill To Have Guns (TWEET)

This isn’t just dangerous, it’s outright stupid and hypocritical.

by Sarah· · News
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Cenk Uygur Rages At White Apathy After CPD Murders Black Teen (VIDEO)

“What if this were your kid and not a Black kid? You called for help. The cops come and shoot your kid dead. They won’t help him. He’s there, bleeding out…”

by Randa Morris· · News
John Oliver Says Worst Time To Talk About Mental Health Is After A Mass Shooting (VIDEO)

John Oliver Says Worst Time To Talk About Mental Health Is After A Mass Shooting (VIDEO)

“If we’re going to constantly use mentally ill people to dodge conversations about gun control, then the very least we owe them is a f*cking plan.”

by Sarah Burris· · Current Issues, News, Political Rants
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Mentally Ill Homeless Woman Gunned Down By LAPD (VIDEO)

Two LAPD officers are on administrative leave, following the officer-involved shooting death of 37-year-old Norma “Angie” Guzman on Sunday.

by Randa Morris· · News
Suicidal Man With Mental Illness Killed By Police In Front of His Mother After She Called 9-1-1 to Save Him

Suicidal Man With Mental Illness Killed By Police In Front of His Mother After She Called 9-1-1 to Save Him

A suicidal schizophrenic man was shot and killed by police in front of his mother on Thursday night after she called 9-1-1 for help.

by Cassandra Fairbanks· · News
Understanding The Republican Brain: Scientists Connect Homophobia To Mental Ilness

Understanding The Republican Brain: Scientists Connect Homophobia To Mental Ilness

Well this certainly does explain a lot about Mike Huckabee and Ted Cruz.

by Charles Topher· · News
Americans overwhelmingly support gun laws

Despite What Ammosexuals Say This Is How Americans ACTUALLY Feel About Gun Control (GRAPHICS)

Americans overwhelmingly support three gun control measures, including universal background checks. This is the opinion of the *actual* vast majority.

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Donald Trump Weighs In On The On-Air Shooting In Virginia – At Least He Wasn’t Racist

What Trump did say is pretty much expected, and yet, considering what he’s like, it’s also surprising.

by Rika Christensen· · Current Issues, News
Dylann Roof’s Complete Photo Gallery Uncovered: A Disturbing Look Into The Days Before Murder

Dylann Roof’s Complete Photo Gallery Uncovered: A Disturbing Look Into The Days Before Murder

A disturbing look into the sad and lonely life of someone so consumed by hate he was willing to kill.

by Charles Topher· · News
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Ten Crimes Considered Worthy Of A Death Sentence In The United States

Every ten hours in the US someone is executed by police. From wearing headphones to “looking suspicious,” here’s a list of ten crimes which are punishable by death.

by Randa Morris· · News
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Defense Dept. Concludes No Association Between Deployment And Higher Suicide Rates In Military

Published online by JAMA Psychiatry, Wednesday, the study looked at 32,000 deaths out of the 3.9 million listed military members between 2001 and 2009.

by Dylan Hock· · News
Now They’re Trying To Claim The Pilot That Crashed The Lufthansa Plane Was Gay

Now They’re Trying To Claim The Pilot That Crashed The Lufthansa Plane Was Gay

The media is desperately trying to find a reason a white man would do something like that.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
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No Hope For The Homeless As Fort Worth Demolishes Temporary Camp (VIDEO)

Approximately 5200 people become homeless in Tarrant County, Texas each year. With only three privately run homeless shelters, which are consistently full, the 80 homeless people living in this encampment are being left without options.

by Randa Morris· · News
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Florida Man Accused Of Killing His Grandmother Tells Judge He’s a ‘US Agent’ (VIDEO)

“I have completed a sanctioned target and I have a sanction in hand for the matter at hand,” 27-year-old Patrick Campbell said, during a March 20 hearing which underscores Florida’s mental health crisis.

by Randa Morris· · News
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Georgia Cop Executes Unarmed, 27-Year-Old Air Force Veteran (VIDEO)

Anthony Hill was naked and unarmed, when he was shot dead by a DeKalb County police officer, on Monday.

by Randa Morris· · News
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Skunks Killed, Nailed To Telephone Pole With Anti-Obama Sign In Connecticut (VIDEO)

Drivers in Fairfield Connecticut were met with this grotesque site on Tuesday morning.

by Randa Morris· · News
NYPD Official: Don’t Blame Cops For People ‘Walking Into Police Bullets’

NYPD Official: Don’t Blame Cops For People ‘Walking Into Police Bullets’

The NYPD’s new “social media” hire just made a revealing gaffe.

by Jameson Parker· · News
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Cop Drags Mentally Ill Woman Through Courthouse After Misdemeanor Competency Hearing (VIDEO)

Assistant public defender Lynn DeSanti, who witnessed the incident, said, “He basically picked up this girl, yanked her off the bench, and started dragging her through the hallway.”

by Randa Morris· · News
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Mentally Ill Teen Girl Shot Dead By Three Cops In Police Station Lobby

A mentally ill teen went to the police station requesting to speak to an officer. Moments later, she was dead.

by Vera· · News
Screenshot of Brinsley's Instagram posting.

What The Right-Wing Media Won’t Tell You About The New York Cop Killer

Brinsley acted on his own and as it turns out, he might have been just as mentally unstable as any white man who shoots a school or a mall.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News