Hatch, Stewart bill for national three-digit suicide prevention hotline awaits president's signature

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  • Misseleer71 Salt Lake City, UT
    Aug. 2, 2018 3:29 a.m.

    Like all previous federal plans to help citizens this for sure will not work as a natioanal assistance program. It will get bogged down and cluttered with millions of unanswered calls for help and where to send them. Tlhere are no federal hospitals or mental health instituions to send them to and likely this plan will have a fee for service clause for any pschiatric doctor to visit.

    This sounds good on paper but the only purpose this program would be useful for is to target and register all the mentally unstable Americans with the FBI to keep them from buying or owning guns. A national data base of mentally unstable citizens and deny them their 2nd amendment rights.

    There is no way for the federal government to provide suicide prevention hot lines for the purpose of preventing suicides, this bill is intended to create a volunteer data base to take guns from Americans who they can claim to be a risk to the public.

    Trump should see right through this and veto the bill as an infringement of the 2nd amendment rights.