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Mental health must enter debate in wake of Sandy Hook killings

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Almost on cue the anticipated rhetoric following the killing of 20 school children and six staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., centered on banning of guns, media violence, games that advocate killing, but few talking heads are discussing mental illness that was allegedly part of the life of the Connecticut shooter.


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