Thank you, Quazi!
The government has cut mental health funding over every administration since Reagan. They have apparently decided that mental illness is no longer their problem.
The question shouldn't be directed at mental health vs. gun ownership, it should be mental health vs. state priorities.
We would have fewer people on welfare, less violent crime, and a reduced prison population if the Fed would bring back its national mental health strategy.
"God Bless Our Troops in Harms Way."