What do we do about violent evil?
Talking Points 12/17
- Duration 3:59
- Date Dec 17, 2012
Talking Points 12/17
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Hi I'm Bill O'Reilly thanks for watching -- -- nine what do.
We do what do we do about violent evil.
That is subject of this -- -- placement.
Having done extensive research on Lee Harvey Oswald from my book killing Kennedy I know something about violent evil actually saw -- firsthand in El Salvador in the Middle East.
And I sat across from it when I interviewed a former SS guard who worked at the -- -- concentration camp in Germany.
So when I first heard that twenty year old Adam -- had murdered 27 people including twenty little children.
I pretty much knew a few things about -- number one that he was deeply angry.
Number two that he was alienated from most other human beings demonstrate that most likely was deeply involved with the Internet.
All of those things have now been established.
-- -- is simply could not live his life in a normal way.
There hasn't speculation that he had -- Asperger's syndrome but that has not been established.
And it is deeply unfair to Americans who do have that personality disorder or autism.
To diagnose -- without conclusive proof.
I give money to autism charities very few people who have that condition -- -- Those folks have enough to deal with they don't need to be statement.
Let's get back to Lance.
What can be done about people like him.
The answer is very little.
-- -- A reactive society here in America.
Our freedoms dictate that we cannot warehouse people -- strange.
They must commit a crime -- do something very destructive to themselves.
Before they can be taken into custody.
Apparently Adam -- did not do those things until the day he committed mass murder.
As -- attention turns of the guns -- took from his mother whom he killed before the school Rampage.
And there is no question that America does have a gun culture.
Right now there -- nearly 300.
Million guns in circulation in this country.
Children ages five to fourteen or thirteen times as likely to be murdered with guns here.
As children in other industrialized nations.
Last year within 181000 people committed suicide with a firearm in this country more than 8000 were hammered with -- But simply passing laws against gun possession.
Will not stop mass murder.
It would be like England banning knives after Jack the -- killing spree.
The US constitution allows Americans the right to arm themselves no question about that.
But we can now expect President Obama to get behind legislation that would limit what kind of firearms the public can -- We really prepared to say -- were powerless.
In the face of such carnage.
But the politics are to -- We -- to say that such violence visited on our children year after year after year.
The sum up the price of our freedom.
The president speaking last night in Newtown Connecticut he did not specifically say.
He would call for stricter controls on heavy weapons like DA ar fifteen rifle lands -- used.
But it's clear he is heading in that direction.
But before congress takes any action.
It should study the situations in Eastern Europe and Russia where most guns -- -- Hasn't cut down on god gun violence however as those countries have a higher murder rates in the US that.
Also the gun murder rate here in America has almost been cut in half in the past twenty years.
Talking points wants a -- country which Smart public safety measures do we need semi automatic rivals to be easily available.
That's a worthy debate and there are strong points on each -- But clearly we the people have to take a tough look at our violent society and find some effective solutions without violating constitutional rights.
A very difficult situation.
But we have to try.