Did Fetal Alcohol Exposure Help Create Mass Murderer Nikolas Cruz?

Jory F. Goodman, MD I believe that Nikolas Cruz has a form of fetal alcohol/drug syndrome, a diagnosis that can be readily made by his facial characteristics. I am an experienced neuropsychiatrist.  From the information available, we know that Mr. Cruz was adopted at birth or as a small child. While his genetic history is…

Gun Laws Will Not Be Changed: School Kids Must Be Protected

All the high school students walking out of their classes in America at the same time won’t cause the gun laws to be changed in this nation. Because this is the case, there is only one alternative that makes common sense. What is that? Schools, each of them, wherever they are, all over the land,…

What if the Fire Department Doesn’t Answer the Call Twice?

President Trump has been ridiculed by the liberal press and even by some of his fellow Republicans for making claims about the FBI’s effectiveness following the most recent mass murder in a public school. But what if the Los Angeles or New York fire departments didn’t respond twice to an alarm and 17 people died?…

The Tragedy in Florida Has Nothing to Do with Guns

Those who are trying to take political advantage of the tragedy in Parkland, Florida to advocate gun control measures seem to be ignoring the fact that the perpetrators of the carnage in that town, as in Aurora, Colorado and Newtown, Connecticut were severely psychiatrically ill and could have chosen other lethal means to cause just…

Praying for the Dead in Texas — Won’t Bring Them Back

There is a famous Johnny Cash song where he sings these words: “Not even 100 million angels all praying at the same time can bring someone back to life.” He was right, of course. The grieving members of the innocents in Texas slaughtered by a homicidal maniac inside a church are all caught up in…

50 Dead and Hundreds Wounded in Las Vegas

The largest mass murder by a crazed shooter in the nation’s history in Las Vegas is reason to seriously consider security arrangements at all such venues but demands even more. It is also reason enough for law enforcement to consider security arrangements at all music shows held in larger venues and security for all larger…