Agreed.He already tweeted that he thought Kyle was a hero. But he did not agree with bringing PTSD vets to the range.
Ron Paul is definitely pro 2nd. But he is also a doctor.
I'm not defending Mr. Paul's view on this subject, merely allowing his further clarification to be shown as well. Out of this all the other things he's said (most of which I do agree with), I'd still vote for him before the other choices the Republicans keep presenting us.ron paul said:Ron Paul posted the following clarification on facebook:as a veteran, i certainly recognize that this weekend's violence and killing of chris kyle were a tragic and sad event. My condolences and prayers go out to mr. Kyle's family. Unconstitutional and unnecessary wars have endless unintended consequences. A policy of non-violence, as christ preached, would have prevented this and similar tragedies. -rep
It's still a mental illness, do you really want to take the chance? I'm not saying they should never have guns, but get them real help before handing them a rifle. To say otherwise only adds fuel to the fire for those who want to take our guns.I've known enough people who have been diagnosed with PTSD, who have used firearms and have not killed anyone, that I don't want to see legislation preclude them from firearms ownership or use merely because of a diagnosis. PTSD does not equal murder-death-killer-guy.