We try to balance whats too restrictive vs. what's too dangerous; I don't think anyone is bothered they can't have a nuke, landmines, weopanized anthrax or nerve gas. But when Kinder Surprise and Albums are banned but high capacity semiautomatic guns not only aren't but can be ad easily with no background check, no license, no nothing it's just one more example of how guns get a free pass in any rational discussion about where that line actually is. I assert we've given the KKK too many concessions: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2012/12/15/a-history-of-the-second-amendment-in-two-paintings/

The NRA are not wrong in one respect though: big pharma has failed schizophrenics miserably. These aren't evil poeple like sociopaths and psychopaths are, they're just sick; we don't stigmatize people with a broken leg or a kidney infection but if there's a disease that affects their brain we cross the street to avoid them - sometimes rightly so: "mad bad and dangerous to know". Yup. With a worldwide consistant rate of 1.1% and a cure rate, at best of 0.04% and no progress made on this number in 50 years you have to ask what the hell are these people doing? On what planet does turning them into obese zombies because of the side effects constitute a cure to what we know is a biochemical imbalance? Foster said it best, the medical profession is married to the dopamine hypothesis and other hypotheses that better explain what we now know about the disease deserve to be looked at more seriously.

The US government added a nutrient to the food supply to reduce madness once before

"Letís stop focusing exclusively on the environmental influences in the home and in our culture, but start looking at the internal influence of the Standard American Diet on mental health." Now read every word of this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pellagra

In 1900 it killed 100,000 people a year by 1938 that number had gone to zero. Look at anything with flour in it, itll say "enriched" white flour and you'll notice there is added B vitamins, for the chronic lack of any number of these produces symptoms we today call schizophrenia" http://www.vitaminb17.org/food_and_behavior.htm http://hartkeisonline.com/2012/08/24/is-pellagra-the-root-cause-of-violent-shooting-rampages/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pellagra