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Subject:  Biden is a mental case himself Date:  1/26/2013  8:57 AM
Author:  telegraph Number:  668350 of 794789

"Vice President Biden says a mental health check on gun sales may have averted the 2007 mass shooting on Virginia Tech‘s campus."

Yes, but Obama's own rules prevent doctors from squealing to the authorities. THe HIPPA act requires that the patient give consent. Unless there is IMMINENT danger, the doctor is in jeopardy of being sued.....

Biden should know that.

He should also know that some folks will avoid seeking treatment if they know their doc will squeal.

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"The vice president reported the panel had reached “pretty broad consensus” over what criteria they proposed should deny a sale, including “mental capacity.”"


Except he doesn't have a clue as to how to measure 'mental capacity', does he?

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"In April 2007 student Seung-Hui Cho killed 32 at the Blacksburg, Va., campus using two handguns. Cho had purchased the weapons legally, but subsequent investigations following the deaths found Cho had a well-documented history of mental health issues. "

true, but at one point do you pull his right to self defense? or owning a gun? WHO decides?

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"Biden also said convicted felons and those found guilty of domestic abuse should be denied the ability to own firearms."


Wow, is he really that much of an idiot? Convicted felons CANNOT own guns today. Nor 'possess' them. It's a felony. Doesn't seem to stop them, and why doesn't he have a clue about existing law.