U.S. Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) has accused congressional Democrats of being more interested in disarming American gun owners than solving problems associated with mental health, according to Fox News.
Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) says Democrats more interested in taking guns from people than addressing the mental health issue. (Screen snip, YouTube, NBC)
Mental health seems to be a thread that connects several recent mass shooters, although it seems that only after the fact do reports surface that some of these individuals provided “warning signs” that might have tipped people off to their sudden violent outbursts.
In an appearance on “America’s Newsroom,” the Fox midday newscast, Scott stated, “This is like Groundhog Day, we have a shooting and Democrats want to take away your guns. They don’t want to solve problems, they want to take away your guns. That’s what totalitarian governments do.”
The former Florida governor, Scott noted that in the aftermath of the Parkland mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, “I sat down within days, within four to five days, I got law enforcement together, mental health counselors together, and I got educators together and within three weeks, we passed logical, common-sense legislation to make our schools
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