At 03:24 PM 6/1/99 -0700, Cynthia <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>If someone is DANGEROUSLY IRRESPONSIBLE, why are they walking around
>unsupervised? Shouldn't they be in some kind of institution? Or at
>the very least, have a baby sitter?
I have to wonder - how much of the recent apparent increase in violence on the streets can be attributed to the government's release of mental patients that years ago would have never have been let out. Here in Illinois, we have torn down more mental hospital beds than we have built new prison cells - and we've built a LOT of new prison cells..