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Trump said people with mental illness should be ‘involuntarily confined’ if necessary to prevent mass shootings, despite research showing a lack of connection between mental illness and gun violence

President Donald Trump said on Monday he believed people with mental illness should be “involuntarily confined” in certain circumstances in order to prevent mass shootings. Trump made the comments after two devastating mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, that killed at least 30 people and wounded dozens […]
Trump said people with mental illness should be ‘involuntarily confined’ if necessary to prevent mass shootings, despite research showing a lack of connection between mental illness and gun violence
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‘A bulls— soup of ineffective words’: Cory Booker blasts Trump’s remarks on the mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso

Sen. Cory Booker blasted President Donald Trump‘s remarks on the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, calling them “a bulls— soup of ineffective words.” Booker’s campaign manager, Addisu Demissie, posted the Democratic presidential candidate’s message on Twitter, saying, “I will let the boss speak for himself.” The […]
‘A bulls— soup of ineffective words’: Cory Booker blasts Trump’s remarks on the mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso
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The men behind the US’s deadliest mass shootings have domestic violence — not mental illness — in common

Many of the deadliest mass-shooting perpetrators have a history of threatening, committing, or verbalizing domestic violence. Perpetrators of domestic violence are supposed to be barred from buying guns nationwide. High-capacity firearms have been relatively easy for recent killers to get their hands on. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
The men behind the US’s deadliest mass shootings have domestic violence — not mental illness — in common
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