Reader: Dr. Lynne Fenton lawsuit like blaming Ford for drunk driving
Our post about the wife of an Aurora theater shooting victim suing Dr. Lynne Fenton, a psychiatrist who treated accused killer James Holmes, prompted posts that mixed compassion for her loss with doubts about the effectiveness of her legal actions.
Here's a representative example.
Dan Johnson writes:
I certainly feel for her loss but trying to blame someone else for the shooter's actions is no different than filing a lawsuit against Ford for a drunk driving accident.This woman is no more responsible for this tragedy than the theater. Stricter laws on how a person obtains firearms can help lessen the chance for these types of attacks in the future.
For more memorable takes, visit our Comment of the Day archive.
Get the Weekly Newsletter