There is a mental health crisis in this country. Here are a few recent cases where unwell mothers and fathers are turning on their husbands, wives and children.
With the debate over violence raging, we should never go along with the idea that murders are caused by the weapons themselves. But what is driving the murderer? And why aren’t we helping them before tragedy happens? Does the country even have the ability to help people who are showing signs of mental illness or unstable behavior?
These are just a few recent cases that can only point to mental illness causing violence and death.
January 8, Texas
Police were called to an upscale hotel after Flor de Maria Pineda killed her husband and their two sons ages 5 and 10. She then killed herself with a 9mm handgun. Neighbors report that the family were very friendly, and there is no