Charles Whitman

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2012-03-28-Screenshot20120328at10.35.41AM.jpgOn August 1, 1966, Charles Whitman murdered his mother and his wife before traveling to the campus of the University of Texas, climbing inside the tower, and killing fourteen others.
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When society puts a Glock machine pistol into the hands of a man with a haywire brain, society is as crazy as the patient. Either we find a way to prevent that, or we find a way to get rid of guns altogether.