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NY SAFE Act notification under fire

Mental health pros fear issues

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It was the kind of mistake mental health professionals were afraid would happen, the kind that stigmatizes, humiliates and haunts those living with mental illness. It was the kind of story passed around in chain emails by gun advocates. “TYRANNY,” they cried in all caps. “New York Police Confiscating Firearms from People Taking Anti-anxiety Medication” was how one blog put it last week. Police admitted they made a mistake when they took seven handguns and ...

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April 14, 2013
4:40 p.m.

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mental health pros fear new law, well so do alot of 2nd amendment believers fear and hate this new so called law. i wunder how many guns coumo has hanging around his house or how many he will when he no longer has state police protection.ask him if you ever see the bully.

April 14, 2013
9:35 p.m.

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The SAFE act is unconstitutional. It's going to cost a fortune to implement, it demonizes law abiding citizens and people with mental illness and I fail to see how it will make anyone more safe. Our politicians should be ashamed of themselves for passing this into law. There are much better ways to focus our energy and finances to safe guard our schools.