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Mental Illness (INACTIVE)

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  • Law could be Kelly Thomas' legacy

    Law could be Kelly Thomas' legacy
    It's hard for me to even think about the horrific way in which Kelly Thomas died. I know too many people like him — lost, sick, disoriented souls who, through no fault of their own, have been hit with a disease that puts them in peril.
  • 'Death Class' puts emphasis on living fully

     'Death Class' puts emphasis on living fully
    As a reporter, Erika Hayasaki covered disasters and American tragedies, but it wasn't until she took a college course on death that she began to understand the difference between the good and the bad way to end. The class was called "Death in...

    Letters: The Kelly Thomas verdict

    Letters: The Kelly Thomas verdict
    Re "Ex-officers acquitted in beating," Jan. 14 Ironically, the Kelly Thomas verdict comes almost one year to the day after the senseless homicide of Ethan Saylor, a 26-year-old man with Down syndrome who died at the hands of sheriff's deputies trying to...

    New federal rules to keep guns from potentially violent mentally ill

    New federal rules to keep guns from potentially violent mentally ill
    The federal government on Friday announced it had drafted new rules aimed at keeping people who have been involuntarily committed to psychiatric treatment from buying guns. The Department of Health and Human Services said one proposed rule would "remove...

    White House seeks to tighten gun background checks on mentally ill

    White House seeks to tighten gun background checks on mentally ill
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Friday unveiled two measures to bring more mental health records into the federal background check system for gun purchases, the first new proposals on firearms violence since a spate of gun control bills...