Lawmakers, Law Enforcement Still Unsure Of How Best To Keep Firearms Mentally Unstable

In a 2,500-word article titled “As Mass Killings Rise, How Can Sheriffs Keep Guns From Mentally Unstable?,” McClatchy (1/22, Gordon) reported, “Addressing the obstacles to keeping firearms away from mentally troubled people has emerged as an area of potential common ground among some stakeholders in the…debate over gun control.” But, “any attempt at compromises is sure to be complicated by thorny legal, ethical and political questions over how to balance mental health patients’ privacy, Americans’ Second Amendment rights…and the need to keep guns away from those posing a clear danger.”

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— “As mass killings rise, how can sheriffs keep guns from mentally unstable?,” Greg Gordon, McClatchy, January 22, 2016.

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