Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Mass Murder and Homelessness

A New Moral Treatment by James Panero, City Journal Spring 2013: How much of our mass murder, homelessness and general mayhem in the streets can be traced to the de-institutionalization movement that began in the 1960s? Consider that as much as 90% of the people that would in 1960 have been confined to a mental institution are now living 'freely', if by 'freely' you mean endlessly cycling through homeless shelters, emergency rooms, jails and the streets.

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