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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

“If necessary” is the wolf in sheep’s clothing. Somehow we the people of the USA through our representative government keep finding it necessary to abuse human rights. There is no reasonableness to this proposal, only a further eroding of what values we had.
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

A significant body of research, however, has thoroughly disproved Trump’s claim that mental illness is a major contributor to mass shootings.

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