“In sum, Holmes sent signals that he was on the edge—but once he left school, he was on his own. That is the fact at the center of this tragedy and others like it. James Holmes has far too much in common with Jared Loughner, who pleaded guilty this week to killing six people and wounding 13 more in the Arizona shooting that seriously injured Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. Loughner also dropped out before the shootings, after he was suspended from Pima Community College for erratic outbursts.”
Is it possible, if we had nationalized/single-payer healthcare, these people, and others in their state, would have sought and gained the consistent mental healthcare they so desperately needed?