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.