The Almost Impossible Plea of We Need Better Mental Health Care in America

Jeffrey Epstein was on suicide watch in a jail cell in a Federal Correctional Facility in Manhattan, NY after an attempted suicide attempt 2 weeks ago.

He committed suicide today. If only we had seen the warning signs. If only he was on our radar. If only he sought help or we could have got him into care, even by force. yeah, right

Senator Rand Paul believes mental health is a hoax; legislation pending

In late 2011 Senator Rand Paul introduced Bill H.R. 2769 and related Bill S.1800, co-sponsored by Rep. Marsha Blackburn, Rep. Dan Burton, and Rep. Jeb Hensarling. It was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

The name of the legislation was disingenuously called The Parental Consent Act – – it pretends to be all about protecting the children and stopping the state from taking away your parental right to raise your child as you see fit, but it’s just as much, more really, about adult issues masquerading as child protection.

The gist of it is that Rand Paul believes mental health is a hoax.

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