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Old November 16, 2012, 08:25 AM   #44
zukiphile
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Originally Posted by mhuxtable
I'm actually FOR a mental health check....rarely are people suffering from mental illness aware of it, and I don't think someone who is clinically depressed/bi-polar/etc should be handling a firearm.

Is there a reason why that viewpoint is out of line or anti-gun?
Yes. Mental illness isn't a legal term, so you shouldn't use it to alot a legal right. If someone is adjudicated incompetent, cannot drive or vote, I can see a rationale for denying other rights as well.

A doc wants me to take a pill for anxiety? That's a mental health issue, not a legal one.
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