Look at shooters' use of FDA-approved medications

2012-12-23T00:00:00Z Look at shooters' use of FDA-approved medications nwitimes.com
December 23, 2012 12:00 am

There is blood on the hands of everyone who works at the Food and Drug Administration.

The people who used guns to kill innocent people at Columbine, Virginia Tech, Tucson, and Aurora had used FDA-approved anti-depressant drugs. I strongly suspect the shooter at the mall in Oregon and the shooter in Newtown had used FDA-approved anti-depressant drugs.

My grandfather was murdered by a man who used FDA-approved anti-depressant drugs. My grandfather used a gun and his own body to protect and save his wife and his daughter – my grandmother and aunt.

I call on Congress to investigate the close and accommodating relationships between people in the FDA and the drug manufacturers who are peddling drugs that have the serious and deadly side effect of causing homicidal and suicidal fantasies. We must stop the FDA-drug company behavior of unleashing drugs with deadly and heartbreaking consequences on Americans.

- Woodrow Wilcox, Griffith

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