Free Republic
Browse · Search
General/Chat
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

Nearly Every Mass Shooting In The Last 20 Years Shares One Thing In Common, And It Isnít Weapons
The Liberty Crier ^ | Nov 10,2013 | Dan Roberts

Posted on 05/06/2014 8:07:03 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty

Manasquan, NJ - Nearly every mass shooting incident in the last twenty years, and multiple other instances of suicide and isolated shootings all share one thing in common, and its not the weapons used.
The overwhelming evidence suggests the single largest common factor in all of these incidents is that all of the perpetrators were either actively taking powerful psychotropic drugs or had been at some point in the immediate past before they committed their crimes.
Multiple credible scientific studies going back more then a decade, as well as internal documents from certain pharmaceutical companies that suppressed the information show that SSRI drugs ( Selective Serotonin Re-Uptake Inhibitors ) have well known, but unreported side effects, including but not limited to suicide and other violent behavior. One need only Google relevant key words or phrases to see for themselves. www.ssristories.com is one popular site that has documented over 4500 “ Mainstream Media “ reported cases from around the World of aberrant or violent behavior by those taking these powerful drugs…

…On to the list of mass shooters and the stark link to psychotropic drugs.

Eric Harris age 17 (first on Zoloft then Luvox) and Dylan Klebold aged 18 (Columbine school shooting in Littleton, Colorado), killed 12 students and 1 teacher, and wounded 23 others, before killing themselves. Klebold’s medical records have never been made available to the public.

Jeff Weise, age 16, had been prescribed 60 mg/day of Prozac (three times the average starting dose for adults!) when he shot his grandfather, his grandfather’s girlfriend and many fellow students at Red Lake, Minnesota. He then shot himself. 10 dead, 12 wounded.

Cory Baadsgaard, age 16, Wahluke (Washington state) High School, was on Paxil (which caused him to have hallucinations) when he took a rifle to his high school and held 23 classmates hostage. He has no memory of the event.

Chris Fetters, age 13, killed his favorite aunt while taking Prozac.

Christopher Pittman, age 12, murdered both his grandparents while taking Zoloft.

Mathew Miller, age 13, hanged himself in his bedroom closet after taking Zoloft for 6 days.

Kip Kinkel, age 15, (on Prozac and Ritalin) shot his parents while they slept then went to school and opened fire killing 2 classmates and injuring 22 shortly after beginning Prozac treatment.

Luke Woodham, age 16 (Prozac) killed his mother and then killed two students, wounding six others.

A boy in Pocatello, ID (Zoloft) in 1998 had a Zoloft-induced seizure that caused an armed stand off at his school.

Michael Carneal (Ritalin), age 14, opened fire on students at a high school prayer meeting in West Paducah, Kentucky. Three teenagers were killed, five others were wounded..

A young man in Huntsville, Alabama (Ritalin) went psychotic chopping up his parents with an ax and also killing one sibling and almost murdering another.

Andrew Golden, age 11, (Ritalin) and Mitchell Johnson, aged 14, (Ritalin) shot 15 people, killing four students, one teacher, and wounding 10 others.

TJ Solomon, age 15, (Ritalin) high school student in Conyers, Georgia opened fire on and wounded six of his class mates.

Rod Mathews, age 14, (Ritalin) beat a classmate to death with a bat.

James Wilson, age 19, (various psychiatric drugs) from Breenwood, South Carolina, took a .22 caliber revolver into an elementary school killing two young girls, and wounding seven other children and two teachers.

Elizabeth Bush, age 13, (Paxil) was responsible for a school shooting in Pennsylvania

Jason Hoffman (Effexor and Celexa) – school shooting in El Cajon, California

Jarred Viktor, age 15, (Paxil), after five days on Paxil he stabbed his grandmother 61 times.

Chris Shanahan, age 15 (Paxil) in Rigby, ID who out of the blue killed a woman.

Jeff Franklin (Prozac and Ritalin), Huntsville, AL, killed his parents as they came home from work using a sledge hammer, hatchet, butcher knife and mechanic’s file, then attacked his younger brothers and sister.

Neal Furrow (Prozac) in LA Jewish school shooting reported to have been court-ordered to be on Prozac along with several other medications.

Kevin Rider, age 14, was withdrawing from Prozac when he died from a gunshot wound to his head. Initially it was ruled a suicide, but two years later, the investigation into his death was opened as a possible homicide. The prime suspect, also age 14, had been taking Zoloft and other SSRI antidepressants.

Alex Kim, age 13, hanged himself shortly after his Lexapro prescription had been doubled.

Diane Routhier was prescribed Welbutrin for gallstone problems. Six days later, after suffering many adverse effects of the drug, she shot herself.

Billy Willkomm, an accomplished wrestler and a University of Florida student, was prescribed Prozac at the age of 17. His family found him dead of suicide – hanging from a tall ladder at the family’s Gulf Shore Boulevard home in July 2002.

Kara Jaye Anne Fuller-Otter, age 12, was on Paxil when she hanged herself from a hook in her closet. Kara’s parents said “…. the damn doctor wouldn’t take her off it and I asked him to when we went in on the second visit. I told him I thought she was having some sort of reaction to Paxil…”)

Gareth Christian, Vancouver, age 18, was on Paxil when he committed suicide in 2002,
(Gareth’s father could not accept his son’s death and killed himself.)

Julie Woodward, age 17, was on Zoloft when she hanged herself in her family’s detached garage.

Matthew Miller was 13 when he saw a psychiatrist because he was having difficulty at school. The psychiatrist gave him samples of Zoloft. Seven days later his mother found him dead, hanging by a belt from a laundry hook in his closet.

Kurt Danysh, age 18, and on Prozac, killed his father with a shotgun. He is now behind prison bars, and writes letters, trying to warn the world that SSRI drugs can kill.

Woody ____, age 37, committed suicide while in his 5th week of taking Zoloft. Shortly before his death his physician suggested doubling the dose of the drug. He had seen his physician only for insomnia. He had never been depressed, nor did he have any history of any mental illness symptoms.

A boy from Houston, age 10, shot and killed his father after his Prozac dosage was increased.

Hammad Memon, age 15, shot and killed a fellow middle school student. He had been diagnosed with ADHD and depression and was taking Zoloft and “other drugs for the conditions.”

Matti Saari, a 22-year-old culinary student, shot and killed 9 students and a teacher, and wounded another student, before killing himself. Saari was taking an SSRI and a benzodiazapine.

Steven Kazmierczak, age 27, shot and killed five people and wounded 21 others before killing himself in a Northern Illinois University auditorium. According to his girlfriend, he had recently been taking Prozac, Xanax and Ambien. Toxicology results showed that he still had trace amounts of Xanax in his system.

Finnish gunman Pekka-Eric Auvinen, age 18, had been taking antidepressants before he killed eight people and wounded a dozen more at Jokela High School – then he committed suicide.

Asa Coon from Cleveland, age 14, shot and wounded four before taking his own life. Court records show Coon was on Trazodone.

Jon Romano, age 16, on medication for depression, fired a shotgun at a teacher in his New York high school…

Missing from list… 3 of 4 known to have taken these same meds….

What drugs was Jared Lee Loughner on, age 21…… killed 6 people and injuring 14 others in Tuscon, Az

What drugs was James Eagan Holmes on, age 24….. killed 12 people and injuring 59 others in Aurora Colorado

What drugs was Jacob Tyler Roberts on, age 22, killed 2 injured 1, Clackamas Or

What drugs was Adam Peter Lanza on, age 20, Killed 26 and wounded 2 in Newtown Ct

Those focusing on further firearms bans or magazine restrictions are clearly focusing on the wrong issue and asking the wrong questions, either as a deliberate attempt to hide these links, or out of complete and utter ignorance.


TOPICS: Reference
KEYWORDS: banglist; drugs; massshooting
Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first 1-2021-4041-6061-72 next last
MODS: If this is a duplicate, please remove.

I saw this article and was fascinated because the media, for some reason, has decided to ignore this fact and place the blame on firearms instead.

1 posted on 05/06/2014 8:07:03 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

To: The Sons of Liberty

2 posted on 05/06/2014 8:08:59 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: The Sons of Liberty

Who would have guessed? Crazy Drugs make people CRAZY!!!


3 posted on 05/06/2014 8:10:25 AM PDT by GraceG
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: The Sons of Liberty

“MODS: If this is a duplicate, please remove.”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3152186/posts

Search is your friend.


4 posted on 05/06/2014 8:11:32 AM PDT by humblegunner
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: The Sons of Liberty

The ones not on drugs (and many on them) were almost all liberals.


5 posted on 05/06/2014 8:14:21 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (Fight Tapinophobia in all its forms! Do not submit to arduus privilege.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: The Sons of Liberty

A huge percentage of them were also leftists or children of leftist.


6 posted on 05/06/2014 8:14:56 AM PDT by Defiant (Let the Tea Party win, and we will declare peace on the American people and go home.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: freedumb2003

You win.


7 posted on 05/06/2014 8:16:20 AM PDT by Defiant (Let the Tea Party win, and we will declare peace on the American people and go home.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 5 | View Replies]

To: humblegunner

>>Search is your friend.<<

The FR search is not much of a friend. It leaves me high and dry more often than not and then laughs behind my back when my duplicate thread gets pulled.

It is a friend in the “Positively 4th Street” mold...


8 posted on 05/06/2014 8:16:32 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (Fight Tapinophobia in all its forms! Do not submit to arduus privilege.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 4 | View Replies]

To: The Sons of Liberty
There could be something to that. Drugs do alter chemistry. But I would also like to know how many of them got dumped in day care from infancy?

This crap did not go on 30 years ago. I am not totally dumping on daycare. But, when we were kids, we were taught impulse control by our stay at home moms.

9 posted on 05/06/2014 8:20:15 AM PDT by defconw (Well now what?)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: humblegunner

re: Search is your friend.

The freerepublic search engine, IMO, is close to worthless. I have wasted more time searching with it than actually finding articles that I know for sure are there.


10 posted on 05/06/2014 8:24:13 AM PDT by Nevadan
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 4 | View Replies]

To: The Sons of Liberty

But Prozac does carry a warning about suicidal thoughts in adolescents. That age group, along with a few people from their twenties, are the other thing these people all have in common.
I quit taking Lexapro when I realized not only was it not helping, and had put at least thirty pounds on me, it had me so numb I couldn’t cry at my brother’s funeral.


11 posted on 05/06/2014 8:25:01 AM PDT by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Nevadan

Seems to have worked for me.


12 posted on 05/06/2014 8:25:47 AM PDT by humblegunner
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 10 | View Replies]

To: The Sons of Liberty

How can shootings not have guns in common? Logic fail.

But the addition of the drug angle is plausible.


13 posted on 05/06/2014 8:29:12 AM PDT by Moltke (Sapere aude!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: humblegunner

Youre special.


14 posted on 05/06/2014 8:30:11 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 12 | View Replies]

To: driftdiver

True.


15 posted on 05/06/2014 8:31:09 AM PDT by humblegunner
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 14 | View Replies]

To: The Sons of Liberty
It's important that this article be brought up again. The media has squelched all reference to what we already know. Since these drugs are still being prescribed, and now across all age groups, the threat of violence from their use will never go away. Those mind-killing "meds" are also behind some of those veteran's suicides, I suspect.

Some people who can't handle what the drugs have done to their minds take a gun to themselves instead of other people, I suspect.

16 posted on 05/06/2014 8:36:19 AM PDT by grania
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: GraceG; All

“Who would have guessed? Crazy Drugs make people CRAZY!!!”

Speaking of crazy drugs, don’t you just love the TV commercials for all those scarey drugs? They show happy people with butterflies, green meadows, blue skies, fluffy clouds, puppy dogs, etc. Then the latter half of those commercials are filled with all the legal disclaimers and warnings. “This drug may not be for everyone. Discontinue use and call your doctor if any of the following occur: rash, dizziness, disorientation, nausea, vomiting, suicidal thoughts, murderous impulses, body parts falling off, or death.”

I recall one commercial that mentioned death twice! Who would want to ingest such things?


17 posted on 05/06/2014 8:37:43 AM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 3 | View Replies]

To: TexasRepublic

[ Speaking of crazy drugs, don’t you just love the TV commercials for all those scarey drugs? They show happy people with butterflies, green meadows, blue skies, fluffy clouds, puppy dogs, etc. Then the latter half of those commercials are filled with all the legal disclaimers and warnings. “This drug may not be for everyone. Discontinue use and call your doctor if any of the following occur: rash, dizziness, disorientation, nausea, vomiting, suicidal thoughts, murderous impulses, body parts falling off, or death.” ]

I usually retort that I would rather live with the original illness....

Bad skin, I can live with, death, i cannot...


18 posted on 05/06/2014 8:40:08 AM PDT by GraceG
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 17 | View Replies]

To: All

The other commonality among mass shootings is that they always occur in a “Gun Free Zone”, aka “killing field”.


19 posted on 05/06/2014 8:40:11 AM PDT by basil (2ASisters.org)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 13 | View Replies]

To: defconw
This crap did not go on 30 years ago. I am not totally dumping on daycare. But, when we were kids, we were taught impulse control by our stay at home moms.

Thirty years ago, kids were also disciplined by teachers in schools rather than given chemical lobotomies. I've talked to some teachers who tell me that about 1/4 of the boys in any given middle school class are on Ritalin or worse.

20 posted on 05/06/2014 8:41:36 AM PDT by ek_hornbeck
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 9 | View Replies]


Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first 1-2021-4041-6061-72 next last

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
General/Chat
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson