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Tim Scott and GOP Mental Health Hypocrisy

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    "The lawmaker who South Carolina Gov.

    Nikki Haley (R) has chosen to replace tea party-backed Sen.

    Jim DeMint (R) says legislators should focus on mental h

    ...

    "The lawmaker who South Carolina Gov.

    Nikki Haley (R) has chosen to replace tea party-backed Sen.

    Jim DeMint (R) says legislators should focus on mental health instead of gun laws following the massacre of 20 elementary school children in Connecticut last week.



    CNN host Soledad O'Brien on Wednesday noted that a majority of National Rifle Association (NRA) members backed many types of new gun restrictions, and asked Rep.

    Tim Scott (R-SC) what could be done to make the country safer."*



    Tim Scott, Jim Demint's soon-to-be replacement in the South Carolina Senate, says a focus on mental health is the solution to stop mass shootings, not gun control.

    Then what will he actually do to back that up? Cenk Uygur explains the GOP's record on supporting mental health.





    *Read more from Raw Story (s.tt/1xp1V)

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