Disconnect between mental health laws and murderous rampages

John Carlson interviews a former Minnesota State lawmaker who has lobbied the Olympia Legislature for better laws allowing family or doctors of mentally ill people to request a 72-hour “hold and observation” request by authorities. Doug Reuter’s adult son was shot and killed by Seattle police in July of 2013 during a psychotic episode he had which involved a gun. Reuter and Carlson discuss how such laws could have prevented the murderous rampage in Santa Barbara, CA by 22-year-old Elliot Rodger last Friday where he killed six people and wounded 13 before killing himself.