New York Disarms the “Mentally Ill”

Why mental health experts are up in arms.

The proposition that a person who is mentally ill and dangerous should not be permitted to possess a firearm seems incontrovertible. But putting that proposition into practice is controversial, as evidenced by the overwhelming opposition of mental health care providers and advocates for the mentally ill to New York State’s 2013 Secure Ammunition and Firearms Act (SAFE Act).

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New York Disarms the “Mentally Ill”

Why mental health experts are up in arms.

The proposition that a person who is mentally ill and dangerous should not be permitted to possess a firearm seems incontrovertible. But putting that proposition into practice is controversial, as evidenced by the overwhelming opposition of mental health care providers and advocates for the mentally ill to New York State’s 2013 Secure Ammunition and Firearms Act (SAFE Act).

To read the full original article, click here.

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