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The mentally ill -- jailed and desperate for help - CNN.com

Id like everyone to take a look at thisarticle and watch the video if at all possible.

It explains so much about why certain people do the crimes that they do.

Ponder this for a moment:
Say your mom, who has always been a nice, normal mom, one day goes out and pours gasoline on a group of kids walking to school one morning. No reason, no idea why she did it.

She will be carted off to jail and locked away for a long time for attempted murder of children and aggravated child abuse.

If she is lucky enough she will get a lawyer that insists she has a physical and mental evaluation. Low and behold! We find that she has a problem like schizophrenia or Bi-polar disorder or a whhole host of other maladies that will fester in your brain until you snap.

What if she didnt get a lawyer? Or she was forced to take a court appointed lawyer who doesnt give a damn or one who is inexperienced?

These are people who are SICK. Puttng them in jail is akin to takig a person with cancer and putting them in pison.

Do we execute sick people?