Today is Thursday, July 31, 2014rss RSS feed
Gun Rights Examiner David Codrea

Gun Rights Examiner David Codrea

USA --(Ammoland.com)- “Summit County Sheriff Drew Alexander plans to announce today that the county jail no longer will accept violent mentally ill and mentally disabled people arrested by area police,” Rick Armon of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

“The issue erupted publicly” we are informed, “after… the death of an inmate [in] a violent struggle with deputies.”

“The policy,” we are told, is “designed to improve safety for other inmates and staff.”

And what about for the rest of us, as those contracted to protect “society” against violent offenders decline to take on the task of keeping the deranged ones isolated from those of us forced to pay for “public safety”?

The issue is huge, as the “violent mentally ill” left unsegregated pose a real threat to the general populace. And while our keeping and bearing arms won’t solve the issue of how we can effectively treat those “who can’t be trusted without a custodian,” one thing is clear: Not taking personal measures to defend ourselves against aggressors, whether deranged or just immoral, is no solution.

Continue reading on Examiner.com http://www.examiner.com/gun-rights-in-national/solution-for-dealing-with-violent-mentally-ill-does-not-include-citizen-disarmam

About David Codrea:
David Codrea is a long-time gun rights advocate who defiantly challenges the folly of citizen disarmament. He is a field editor for GUNS Magazine, and a blogger at The War on Guns: Notes from the Resistance. Read more at www.DavidCodrea.com.

  • Leave a Comment

    • Sign up Ammoland for your Inbox

      Daily Digest

      Monthly Newsletter

    • Recent Comments

      • JT: Alan, Just the other day a gun somehow figured out how to open the safe from the inside and floated around the...
      • JT: I’ll stick with my Leupold Mark 4 Tactical 12×40 with mildot reticle. Under normal conditions one...
      • Ed: Anti GMO folks are often guests on Coast to Coast AM, the one thing I remember is that rats and birds will not...
      • JT: Nancy, The Jews in Nazi Germany died without harming anyone either. But Hitler already had his strategy figured...
      • Alan: Whatever flavor of syrup one might use, sounds like Remington “stepped in it” here.
    • Social Activity

    • Most Popular Posts

      • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
    Copyright 2014 AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News | Sitemap | Μολὼν λαβέ

    Win a Daniel Defense DDM4v9 Rifle

    Subscribe and receive our emails , the drawing will be August 15, 2014 maybe you will be the lucky shooter receiving a Daniel Defense DDM4v9 Rifle. For more information visit the Daniel Defense promotional page.
    Monthly email subscription from Ammoland
    13545152
    14137304